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Best travel apps , travel planners, route calculators and service updates to help make sure you never miss the train again.

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Tube Map

Tube Map

An essential app for Londoners new and old

5
2

FREE

2
TripIt Travel Organiser

TripIt Travel Organiser

Stop getting yourself in a muddle when travelling abroad by letting the automated TripIt service do all the work for you

5
2

FREE

3
Trainline Tickets

Trainline Tickets

Make sense of the rails with this brilliantly laid-out app

5
2

FREE

4
TomTom for Android

TomTom for Android

The seminal satnav provider has been a long time coming to Android – was it worth the wait?

5
3

£30.99

5
Telmap Navigator

Telmap Navigator

Satnav, GPS, call it what you will, but it’s one of the main car-based aids a GPS-enabled smartphone can provide.

5
2

FREE

6
RAC Traffic

RAC Traffic

Constantly updated app which gives you traffic information via Google Maps, helping you to plan your journey easier.

5
3

FREE

7
Qype Radar

Qype Radar

Qype Radar offers up millions of reviews of local amenities based on your location. From restaurants to taxis, it’s all rated and reviewed.

5
2

FREE

8
Ovi Maps

Ovi Maps

Mapping for 70 countries, with driving directions, traffic info and walking navigation.

5
3

FREE

9
London Tube Deluxe

London Tube Deluxe

An essential iPhone app for any Londoner or befuddled visitor who cannot make head nor tail of the tube map.

5
3

£0.59

10
Here and now

Here and now

Check local listings and weather

5
2

FREE

11
GPS Speedometer

GPS Speedometer

Your phone just got cooler at high speeds

5
2

£0.79

12
Google Translate

Google Translate

Magical travel app disolves language barriers

5
2

FREE

13
Eurostar Trains

Eurostar Trains

Rail journeys have just got a little easier…

5
3

FREE

14
CoPilot Live UK and Ireland

CoPilot Live UK and Ireland

Satnav applications on mobile phones have developed at an incredible rate, with the latest from CoPilot turning your iPhone into a fully-featured PND.

5
3

£26.99

15
Addison Lee

Addison Lee

Need a taxi? It’s right there on your phone

5
3

FREE

16
Yell.com

Yell.com

The Yellow Pages in an app-sized location-specific chunk

4
2

FREE

17
Weather Pro

Weather Pro

We love talking about the weather in good old Blighty, and Weather Pro provides incredibly accurate local forecasts

4
3

£2.39

19
TubeBuddy

TubeBuddy

Keep on top of tube departures and delays with this simple app

4
2

FREE

20
Tube Map

Tube Map

The Underground now fits in your back pocket

4
3

FREE

21
TripCase

TripCase

Keep complex trips under control and carefully logged. You can even blog about what you’re up to and bore your friends senseless. Thanks TripCase!

4
2

FREE

22
TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

Full of info, basic on looks

4
2

FREE

23
Travel Booker
4
3

FREE

24
TrainTimes

TrainTimes

Looking for a train? Want to know the time? The TrainTimes is the app for you

4
2

FREE

25
Train Travel

Train Travel

Need to get home soon? there’s a (new) app for that

4
2

£4.99

26
Train Times UK

Train Times UK

Officially Approved Live Train Times App For Android.

4
2

£3.49

27
Touchnote Postcards

Touchnote Postcards

Send real postcards to anywhere in the world

4
2

FREE

28
toptable restaurant finder

toptable restaurant finder

If you already use toptable’s restaurant-booking website, then you will know what is in store with this useful food-finding app.

4
2

FREE

29
timr – Time and Milege Tracker

timr – Time and Milege Tracker

Keep track of project working time with this handy client

4
2

FREE

30
thetrainline.com

thetrainline.com

Find your next train and buy tickets in a flash

4
2

FREE

31
The Good Pub Guide 2011

The Good Pub Guide 2011

A good initial version, with more features to come.

4
2

£3.99

32
Talk To Me

Talk To Me

Text-to-speech app that allows you to type in phrases and voice-translate them into a number of different languages.

4
2

FREE

33
Skobbler UK/Ireland Lite

Skobbler UK/Ireland Lite

A free open-source satnav app that could well genuinely disrupt and improve the market for navigation apps on smartphones

4
2

FREE

34
Skobbler GPS Navigation

Skobbler GPS Navigation

Cover your sat-nav’s ears – Skobbler brings GPS navigation to Anfroid for free

4
2

FREE

35
RoadRunner GPS

RoadRunner GPS

Turn your BlackBerry into a fully-fledged GPS tracker with this nifty little app

4
3

£3.55

36
Raileasy

Raileasy

Booking train tickets can be a real nightmare, but not if you get yourself RailEasy

4
2

FREE

37
Rail Planner Live

Rail Planner Live

Journey Plans, Train Times, Fares, Platforms, SMS Alerts, Widget, Buy Tickets.

4
2

£3.49

38
Poynt

Poynt

On poynt or poyntless? We investigate

4
2

FREE

39
Postcards

Postcards

An ideal app for the terminally lazy on holidays who want to send postcards, but don’t want to move from the sunbed.

4
3

FREE

40
Nihao Multimedia course

Nihao Multimedia course

You want apple tea? We can totally say that to Chinese people now

4
2

£0.79

41
Next Bus UK

Next Bus UK

Need a bus? You know where to turn

4
2

£1.49

42
National Rail

National Rail

The entire rail network ready and waiting for you in one handy app

4
2

£4.99

43
National Geographic: 50 Places of a Lifetime

National Geographic: 50 Places of a Lifetime

A beautifully made app that will immediately fill you with wanderlust.

4
2

£1.49

44
Mapsnap GPS

Mapsnap GPS

Find out where you without electronic maps using your phone’s GPS and snaps of maps.

4
2

£1.69

45
Magic Guidebook

Magic Guidebook

Find exactly what you want, wherever you may roam

4
3

£2.69

46
Lonely Planet Guide to London

Lonely Planet Guide to London

Lonely Planet’s Guide to London on the iPhone is certainly a pricey app, but it’s worth it if you are planning to explore the city.

4
2

£9.49

47
London Tube

London Tube

Spidery lines all over your screen? What can it mean? That’s a London tube map.

4
2

£0.79

48
London Traffic Cams

London Traffic Cams

Keep an eye on traffic problems in the capital

4
2

£1.50

49
Localscope

Localscope

Find amenities fast using this app, which searches multiple databases to give you more useful results.

4
2

£1.49

50
Kayak

Kayak

Need to change flights or hotel quickly at the drop of a hat?

4
2

FREE

51
HRS Hotels

HRS Hotels

Book hotels from wherever you are

4
2

FREE

52
Hotels.com HD

Hotels.com HD

A cracking app for hunting local crashpads and planning holiday stays generally

4
2

FREE

53
Honda Safety Driving

Honda Safety Driving

Stop crashing into things when emailing on the go

4
3

FREE

54
Gowalla

Gowalla

Travel blogging comes to your smartphone

4
2

FREE

55
Google Maps Navigation

Google Maps Navigation

Available on Android devices with OS 1.6 and upwards, Google Maps Navigation brings free sat nav to your phone

4
2

FREE

56
Glympse

Glympse

Share your location without letting the whole world know where you are

4
2

FREE

57
GloveBox

GloveBox

You’re unlikely to need it every day, or every week for that matter. But for the convenience GloveBox delivers, it’s 69p well spent.

4
2

£0.69

58
Garmin UK & Ireland

Garmin UK & Ireland

Needs a few more versions before it can truly compete with TomTom, but it’s still a good app.

4
2

£39.99

59
Fotopedia: National Parks

Fotopedia: National Parks

Dramatic scenery and great detail, all organised in an easy to follow way. Superb.

4
2

£1.99

60
First Great Western

First Great Western

Poor performance lets down an excellent app

4
3

FREE

61
FancyTran

FancyTran

Get all fancy and translate-y with the latest application from FancyTran

4
3

FREE

62
CoPilot Live Navigation Europe for Android

CoPilot Live Navigation Europe for Android

Turn your Android device into a fully fledged sat nav, complete with turn by turn navigation.

4
3

£50.43

63
Commuter

Commuter

A first-class app, and one that’s nicely flexible. The lack of ticket purchasing means it can’t be the only app you use, though.

4
3

FREE

64
Columbia’s GPS PAL

Columbia’s GPS PAL

Make beautiful walks even more memorable by creating and sharing these journals – just make sure you’ve got a full battery before you do so.

4
2

FREE

65
Car Camera DVR

Car Camera DVR

A useful and well-executed app – though there are a couple of frustrating niggles there, too.

4
4

£1.49

66
British Airways

British Airways

Only love to fly with BA? This is the app for you

4
2

FREE

67
British Airways

British Airways

Speeding you up through the nightmare check ins

4
2

FREE

68
Bing Get Me There

Bing Get Me There

Easy to get lost, easy to be found

4
2

FREE

69
Banksy-Locations

Banksy-Locations

Useful site locator for the famous yet elusive street artist Banksy.

4
3

£0.69

70
ABBYY FotoTranslate

ABBYY FotoTranslate

A fine way to harness your phones camera to snap and then translate up to 175,000 words from French to English.

4
3

£6.00

71
AA Time Machine

AA Time Machine

A useful geographical tool for historians and the curious alike.

4
2

FREE

72
AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA takes a no-frills approach to location-based discovery of UK attractions.

4
2

FREE

73
AA Breakdown & Traffic

AA Breakdown & Traffic

Send the AA your location and get traffic updates

4
3

FREE

74
1000 Ultimate Experiences

1000 Ultimate Experiences

It’s an unusual way to present a travel app, but one that works so much better for it!

4
2

£2.99

75
Nokia Drive

Nokia Drive

Sat Nav comes to Windows Phone

4
2

FREE

76
WorldMate

WorldMate

The ideal travel companion

3
2

FREE

77
World Traveler
3
2

FREE

78
World Subway
3
3

FREE

79
VirginTrains

VirginTrains

Get up-to-the-minute train and travel info on all Virgin trains, including platforms, delays and arrival times.

3
2

FREE

80
Ultimate Maps
3
3

£3.29

81
Tuberun

Tuberun

An all-singing, all-dancing Tube guide and planner that tries to help you catch that next tube train.

3
3

£1.19

82
Tube Map

Tube Map

Why faff about with paper leaflets when you can use an advanced and interactive tube map instead?

3
2

FREE

83
TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

If you travel or holiday a lot, iPhone’s Trip Advisor app will definitely find you the best hotel or meal

3
2

FREE

84
Translate

Translate

Simply translate from one language to another

3
2

FREE

85
TrainTimes

TrainTimes

Plan your train trip from the comfort of your smartphone

3
3

£2.19

86
StayHIP

StayHIP

An app which seeks out the coolest hotel haunts so that you can mingle with the trendies

3
2

FREE

87
SPB Traveler

SPB Traveler

Travelling can be stressful, expensive and confusing. A single application helps to bring calm to this chaos by forcing some organisation on your travel-life.

3
2

£27.19

88
RAC Traffic

RAC Traffic

Good enough for traffic information

3
2

FREE

89
Own Voice for Ovi Maps

Own Voice for Ovi Maps

Create your own voice commands for turn-by-turn directions on your Nokia

3
2

FREE

90
OpenTable

OpenTable

Find a good place to eat, provided the information is there

3
2

FREE

91
NavFree GPS UK & ROI

NavFree GPS UK & ROI

A free TomTom alternative, but satellite coverage is patchy

3
3

FREE

92
Natgeo Photos

Natgeo Photos

Enjoy the latest National Geographic imagery

3
2

FREE

93
Metro Cab Finder

Metro Cab Finder

The perfect app for when you are drunk and lost

3
2

FREE

94
London Tube

London Tube

Plan journeys on the London Underground

3
3

£1.00

95
Lastminute.com hotels
3
2

FREE

96
Ibiza Rocks

Ibiza Rocks

A relatively useful guide to nights out in Ibiza

3
2

FREE

97
I Parked Here – Trial Edition

I Parked Here – Trial Edition

Car locating tool for forgetful drivers helps you find your Golf in the multi storey.

3
2

FREE

98
Go Eat – Global Dining Guide

Go Eat – Global Dining Guide

Helping you to search out the best places to eat no matter where you are with restaurant listings, reviews and user ratings.

3
2

FREE

99
gMaps

gMaps

Maps and Microsoft just don’t want to mix

3
2

FREE

100
Get Holiday

Get Holiday

The ideal trial companion

3
2

FREE

101
Geospike

Geospike

The visual splendor is somewhat spoilt by the dark tones, and levels are too slow-paced and repetitive to really grip you.

3
2

FREE

102
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

103
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

104
Food Network UK World Cuisine

Food Network UK World Cuisine

Explore world cuisine through Food Network UK ’s new mobile app

3
2

FREE

105
DriveGain+

DriveGain+

Useful for those with a passion for statistics, and could save you real money in fuel efficiency.

3
2

£4.99

106
Bing

Bing

Get Microsfot’s Bing service on your mobile and access maps, directions and location-aware information on nearby businesses and services.

3
2

FREE

107
Augmented Views 2.0

Augmented Views 2.0

Augmented reality app that delivers traffic alerts and speed camera warnings to help you avoid delays and stay fine free on your car journey.

3
3

FREE

108
AroundMe

AroundMe

Location aware, but lacking any real direction

3
2

FREE

109
ALOQA

ALOQA

Location aware app that lets you find out what’s going on near you.

3
2

FREE

110
AA Speed Camera

AA Speed Camera

This offers solid performance in locating speed cameras, but its ugly interface lets it down

3
2

FREE

111
AA Hotel Guide 2010

AA Hotel Guide 2010

If you’re looking for a decent, free guide to UK hotels then look no further

3
2

FREE

112
AA – Best of Britain

AA – Best of Britain

The AA’s latest app won’t help you fix a puncture on the M1, but it will make sure your weekends are more fun.

3
2

£4.99

113
xMaps

xMaps

No internet connection, but still need maps? Then xMaps is here to help.

2
2

£1.69

114
Wipolo

Wipolo

Letting others see how good you are at travelling

2
2

FREE

115
View2Road

View2Road

Keep an eye on the roads, if you live in the States

2
2

£2.19

116
Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor

Look up info on hotels and destinations

2
3

FREE

117
SCOTTY mobil

SCOTTY mobil

Tracking your route across Europe in an apparently easy way

2
2

FREE

118
Navita Translator

Navita Translator

Basic translation software that does exactly what is says on the tin – turns words into other words

2
2

FREE

119
MyLocation

MyLocation

Tells you where you are, in case it’s been a heavy night

2
2

FREE

120
Lumia Clock

Lumia Clock

A clock you’ll never need

2
2

FREE

121
LangLearner Lite

LangLearner Lite

Learn a new language for free with easy to follow audio clips and lists. Lots and lots of lists.

2
2

FREE

122
HRS Hotelportal

HRS Hotelportal

Search for and book up hotels worldwide

2
2

FREE

123
CaskFinder

CaskFinder

Could find you a nice beer in a pinch, but it’s not comprehensive enough for our tastes.

2
2

FREE

124
British Airways

British Airways

Less of an app, more of a shortcut

2
3

FREE

125
Holiday Countdown

Holiday Countdown

If you need a paid-for app for this, you have serious work issues

1
3

£1.00

126
Compass
1
2

FREE