There is a huge range of apps available that will ensure your family and friends get the most out of Melbourne. From navigating public transport to booking a car, these quality apps will have you covered.
The free Public Transport Victoria app makes planning your trip to Melbourne, and getting around once you are here, easy and stress free. Your one-stop-shop for Victorian public transport information including an interactive map, journey planner and the next five departures from any stop or station, everything you need is at the touch of a button.
This useful app helps you find out exactly when your tram is coming – in real time – for any tram stop on the network. tramTRACKER lets you know when your tram is due to arrive at your stop, so that you know exactly when to be there and it will even let you know if there are disruptions or major delays too.
Spotcycle is a free multi-city GPS-enabled app that helps you maximise your bike-sharing experience whilst you are here in Melbourne (and any other city with bike-sharing facilities. Use the app to track the statuses of Melbourne Bike Share Stations around you to locate a bike share station and see how many bikes are available or how many docks are free.
A ridesharing app for fast, reliable and affordable rides in minutes. Simply tap to request a ride and make safe payment within the app. Your ride will be tracked, and while you wait you can see how far away your driver is, their name, car make, and registration number. Book uberBLACK for a high-end car option, or uberX for the most affordable option.
Leap-frog call queues and hold times when booking your cab. The handy 13CABS app uses GPS to detect your location, helps find a rank in your immediate vicinity and the fare estimator will even give you an approximate value for the cost of your trip.
Book fast and jump the phone queues. With a fare estimator, super fast one click booking, plus GPS map tracking of your taxi and a call on approach service, the Silver Top Taxi app contains all you need to book a taxi quickly and easily.