Bus Tracking & Apps

The Official GRTC Transit On The Go! Mobile App for iPhone and Android

Real time bus information on a phone

Want to know when the next GRTC bus is coming?  The Official Transit On The Go! GRTC Mobile App does that, and much more.

Mobile Payment App for iPhone and Android

Conveniently pay for your unlimited ride pass using GRTC’s Mobile Pass. Pay for passes directly using the credit or debit card of your choice, and activate when ready to ride. This is an easy, cash-free way to pay. GRTC offers mobile payment for its unlimited ride passes. Reduced fare not available at this time. Click here for a step-by-step guide!

Get app and go!

Free Official GRTC Transit On The Go! Mobile Apps

  Download iPhone app

  Download Android app

  Download iPhone app

  Download Android app

GRTC Transit On The Go! Mobile App: Get comprehensive estimated locations of GRTC buses using predictive technology in the Richmond area, along with estimated times of arrival at each stop, in the palm of your hand.  

The app allows you access to:

  • Routes – with estimated bus tracker information as it approaches your location. Estimated times of arrival are predicted for stops.
  • Favorites - store your favorite stops and routes.
  • Locate – nearby bus stops.
  • Plan A Trip - use Google Transit technology to plan your trip.
  • Special Offers - take advantage of app-exclusive incentives and offers.
  • Additional Info – view fares and send feedback to GRTC.
  • Service Updates - get service bulletins about holiday schedules, inclement weather, detours, etc.
  • Spanish - view the app in either Spanish or English!

Track By Text

GRTC offers text service providing bus tracker arrival information for customers through the number “22827.” Simply text “GRTC” and your bus stop number to 22827. For example, “GRTC 3623”. 
Bus stop numbers are posted at every GRTC bus stop sign.
After you text, you’ll receive a reply text with the next bus estimated arrival times at your stop.
Standard carrier charges for text messaging may apply; check with your mobile carrier first.

GRTC Bus Tracker

GRTC Bus Tracker provides real time GPS bus location data. It uses predictive technology to provide estimated arrival times.   

Access Bus Tracker using computers, as well as mobile phones and smart devices, that have access to the internet.  GRTC riders are able to access these Bus Tracker features without the help of a customer service representative:

  • Bus Times – see estimated arrivals
  • Bus Map – see where buses are located on a map, based on GPS
  • Subscribe – receive arrivals and alerts by e-mail

Check out Bus Tracker today!