Real-time road apps

A real-time app for every driver. Pick and download the best app for you to plan your journey and steer clear of congestion.

Real-time road apps can let you know:

  • How long it will take to drive from A to B
  • Alternative routes in case of congestion
  • Automatic updates on traffic conditions
  • Departure time alerts to make calendar appointments
  • Hands-free voice alerts
  • Comparison travel times for driving and public transport trips.

Check out the apps on this page for reviews, ratings and more information, and download the best real-time road apps for you.

Easy Drop

An interactive tool designed especially for commercial delivery drivers to manage their daily delivery schedule, plan for the fastest routes and be up to date with traffic conditions. Easy Drop helps you make your deliveries safely and on time, with real-time road data. It even helps you stay in touch with customers and keep them informed of deliveries – one click from delivering to delivered. By OzPoint.


Screenshot from the Easy Drop app, showing a list of upcoming trips with their distance and time to destination.

Live Traffic NSW

24/7 road data, from the Transport Management Centre provides up-to-the minute news of incidents and conditions on the road that will affect your journey in Sydney and regional NSW. Save your favourite routes to set up scheduled alerts, and turn on Driving Mode to hear audio alerts of nearby incidents when you get in the car. You even have access to live traffic cameras, with images updated every 60 seconds.


Screenshot from the Live Traffic NSW app, showing a current incidents on a map.


Will it be quicker to take public transport or to drive? TripGo lets you find the best travel option from A-to-B using road and public transport real-time data, and get smart itineraries between home, work and calendar events. Search manually, or let TripGo use your calendar to automatically provide trip options between scheduled events. Includes estimated cost of private vehicle trips including petrol, wear and tear, and carbon. By SkedGo.

Accessible travel: Provides lift and escalator outages information. Supports VoiceOver on iOS.


Screenshot from the TripGo app, showing a selected route, and an indicators for a traffic incident.

Other suggested services

Apple Maps

Offering a host of innovative features, Maps makes finding and getting to your destination faster and easier than ever. With turn-by-turn spoken directions, interactive 3D views and proactive suggestions, as well as new indoor maps in many cities, Maps provides an incredible sense of direction.


Screenshot from the Apple Maps app, showing a selected route, and an indicators for a traffic incident.

Google Maps

Going somewhere? Go with Maps, the official app you can rely on for real-time GPS navigation, traffic, transit, and details about millions of places, such as reviews and popular times.

  • Get there faster with real-time updates
  • Beat traffic with real-time navigation, ETAs and traffic conditions
  • Catch your bus, train, or ride-share with real-time transit info
  • Save time with automatic re-routing based on live traffic, road closures and traffic incidents
  • Navigation with lane guidance so you don't miss a turn or exit


Screenshot from the Google Maps app, showing a selected route, and an indicators for a traffic incident.


Always know what’s happening on the road with Waze. Even if you know the way, Waze tells you instantly about traffic, construction, police, crashes, & more. If traffic is bad on your route, Waze will change it to save you time.


Screenshot from the Waze Maps app, showing a selected route, and an indicators for a traffic incident.

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