Mobile Apps for New York City

New York is among the greatest cities in the world, with depths of culture and activity. All Tickets is here to guide you and your group, but there are countless extra little tips and things you might like to know. You might want to make a side-jaunt using the subway, or locate a local coffee shop or eatery. You might want a little help navigating, or access to some special tour features. For those who like a little digital guidance, here are some of our favorite mobile device apps.

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  • Cups

    Android, iPhone, iPod, iPad

    CUPS was started in New York in 2014. It maps out independent coffee shops, and it serves as a payment platform. It is active in more than 400 cafes in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, the Twin Cities, Nashville, and other US cities.


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  • Exit Strategy

    iOS, Android, and Blackberry

    Exit Strategy shows the locations for all station entrances and exits. It helps you get from street to subway, and back. It provides tips on where to stand on the platforms – normally a mark of high skill and veteran residents of the city. A great app if you plan on using the subway.

    Exit info for all 469 subway stops in NYC.
    Zoomable, scrollable and interactive MTA subway map
    MTA bus maps for all five boroughs.
    MTA neighborhood maps show subway exits/entrances at street level. We call it enter strategy!
    Manhattan street map. Can’t remember which block you’re going to? The map has address ranges!
    No connection required; works underground!

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  • Lyft

    Need a lift? Use Lyft to get an affordable ride in minutes. Instead of hailing a cab or waiting for the bus, just request a car with the tap of a button, and get picked up by a nearby friendly driver who’ll take you to your destination right away. Enjoy a welcoming, affordable, and memorable ride today.

    Our app is cheaper than a taxi, faster than the bus, and easy to use.

    Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod

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  • MenuPages

    Available for: Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    MenuPages allows you to find restaurants based on their menu and cuisine, by price range, and by neighborhood.   You can even access delivery menus.


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  • MoMA

    Available for: Android and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    MoMA is, no surprise, the app for the Museum of Modern Art.   Use it to explore the museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection with multimedia tours and reference guides.

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  • MTA Subway Time

    Available for: Andoid, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    MTA Subway Time provides current schedules for subway trains.  Find nearby stations and receive notifications of any service delays.

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  • MyCityWay

    Available for:
    AndroidBlackBerry and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    MyCityWay is a tool for navigating the city.   Find the nearest WiFi hotspot.   Locate a pharmacy, take-out food, late-night delivery, or a specialty pub.

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  • New York Walk and Explore NYC

    Winner – AppTourism Awards 2017 – Best Destination App
    Personalized Agenda, DIY Walking Tours in New York City, Movies, New York Stories, Walking Map of NYC, Street map.

    Enhances your Travel Experience showing you everything about New York
    Android, iPhone, iPod, iPad

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  • NY Waterway

    Available for: Android and iPhone

    NY Waterway provides easy access to the East River Ferry.  Connect with Brooklyn, Queens, and Governors Island.   This app provides maps and schedules, as well as service advisories and bus information near ferry terminals.  Buy paperless ferry tickets , and show them on your phone to board.

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  • NYC Bus Checker

    Android, iPhone, iPod, iPad

    NYC Bus Checker brings you live transit times, smart journey planning and detailed route maps for all of New York. Right to your Android phone or tablet.

    With official MTA-licensed support for bus and subway, NYC Bus Checker is the hit app that has you covered, no matter where you need to go in New York.

    Main Features

    • Live times at all New York’s 15,000+ bus stops
    • Plan a journey anywhere in NYC by bus, subway, rail and more
    • Get live times on your home screen with the Bus Checker widget
    • Explore 3D route maps for all NYC Bus Routes – see exactly where your bus goes.
    • Download official MTA bus and subway maps – get around underground
    • Never miss your stop again with Stop Alerts
    • Get real-time CitiBike dock info
    • Be one step ahead with updates on detours, closures and cancellations
    • Save your favorite stops, routes and places for easy access

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  • NYC subway

    New York Subway is the free NYC public transport app using the official map from MTA.

    The free app has over seven million downloads worldwide and includes an easy to use route planner that will help you get from A to B.

    Android, iPhone, iPod, iPad

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  • OpenTable

    Available for: AndroidBlackBerryiPhone, iPad, iPod touchPalm WebOS and Windows Phone

    OpenTable lets you find a restaurant, read their menu, read their reviews, and make a reservation.   Search by location, cuisine, and price.

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  • SitOrSquat

    Available for: Android, BlackBerry and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    Find the nearest restroom. SitOrSquat will determine exactly where you are, and will point you to it.  Find changing tables, identify which bathrooms are closed, and view ratings on which are the cleanest.

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  • Time Out New York

    Available for: Android and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    Time Out New York is a steady stream of event listings, places, concerts, restaurants, bars, and idea for things to do in New York City.  Sort by Critics’ Picks, or even by price categories – including free or cheap.


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  • Top of the Rock

    Available for: Android and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    Your key to the NY skyline. Enhance the Top of the Rock experience.   Identify buildings and landmarks. Use the Time Machine feature to look back as far as 1933, or use it as binoculars.

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  • Uber

    Available for: Android  and iPhone, iPad, iTouch

    Uber is a driving service.   Use this app to get a fare quote, connect with a driver, and arrange transportation.  Request, ride, and pay via your mobile phone

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  • Urbanspoon

    Available for: AndroidBlackBerry and iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    Urbanspoon will find you food.  Search nearby eateries.  Read reviews from bloggers, newspapers, and customers.   You can even ask Urbanspoon to pick a restaurant for you.

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  • Yelp

    Available for: AndroidBlackBerryiPhone, iPad, iPod touchPalm Pre andWindows Phone

    Use Yelp to find anything.   Restaurants, stores, bars, pharmacies, anything you need.  Listings include photos and user reviews.

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