Moving to Mumbai? Check out THESE 7 must-have mobile applications to plan smarter & live better

Moving to Mumbai? Check out THESE 7 must-have mobile applications to plan smarter & live better

You can download each of these apps for iOS or Android.

Home to nearly 21 million people, The City of Dreams is mix of crazy, captivating, buzzing, inspiring and ambitious energy. It is not surprising for such a vibrant city to have a slew of things to do, places to be and things to eat. Well, making our lives smoother and easier, here is a list of 7 mobile applications that are useful for people staying in Mumbai or moving soon.



M-Indicator is a life-saving public transport application for every Mumbaiker. It tacks Mumbai’s 232 local trains, making 3,000 daily trips through 108 stations on the city's suburban train network. Apart from trains, the app also dispenses timetable of Mumbai metro, monorail, bus service, express trains, auto and taxi fares and ferry services. All in all, M-Indicator promises to make the journey through Mumbai hassle-free and less time-taking. The app is available for both IOS and aneroid users and can be downloaded here.


CityFlo guarantees to make your ride from home to work and back, stress-free. With a slew of strategically redesigned buses that blend seamlessly into the the city's fabric, elevate the otherwise biased perception of buses, experience great bus rides with CityFlo. Just download the app here, put in your pick-up and drop location and ride away people!


Similar to CityFlo, Shuttl is another convenient and on-time daily app based commute for working professionals. With a range of highly diverse routes spread across Mumbai, Shuttl provides a hustle free and safe journey to and from the office. One can simply book a seat for the route that is the most convenient and vehicle details will be communicated to you within 40 min before your scheduled boarding time. The app be downloaded here.


ParkUp is a simple and user-friendly parking payment application that saves its users both time and money! Simply find a location on the app to park near you with best rate and park-away people. Download the ParkUp app here to find and shop the best parking spot on your smart phone. 


Buses are one of the most preferred modes of public transportation in Mumbai, although it may involve many inconveniences, such as waiting for buses, unhygienic interiors and queuing up to buy tickets. Eliminating all the above difficulties, the Chalo App is here. Download the app, buy the ticket online, simply scan and travel through Mumbai effortlessly.


What started off as a mobile recharge and utility bill payment medium, has expanded today into a full marketplace with millions of registered users in Mumbai. Linked to your bank accounts, Paytm is a convenient way to send money to people and pay electricity bills, recharge your phone, book train tickets and more. Per our experience, many Mumbaikars prefer Paytm over other modes, given its higher rewards and ease. Paytm is a lifesaver and can be downloaded here.

Knocksense App

A hyperlocal news and recommendations platform, the Knocksense App can be your daily guide when visiting Mumbai. With detailed content, covering areas like Bandra, Juhu, Santacruz, Vile Parle and beyond, Knocksense makes your Mumbai trip worth every minute. Beyond Mumbai, Knocksense has its presence in Lucknow, Kanpur, Indore, Goa and Ahmedabad. The application is available for both IOS and Android, and can be downloaded here.

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