You would know that the collection of apps and games on Windows phone app store is not as more as Google Play. So, in this condition many Windows Phone users might be feeling a great problem of finding the best apps for their device. However, some popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger etc. can easily be found but if you’re looking any app for special purpose like for navigation and traveling, it may be a difficult task to select the better app.
So, I collected 10 best travel and navigation apps for Windows Phone users. If you often need to travel or for any reason you’re seeking any navigation app for your Windows phone, this list of best Windows Phone apps for travel and navigation purpose can make you happy.
Best Windows Phone Apps for Travel & Navigation
In the Windows Phone App Store, a category for Travel and Navigation is itself provided where you can find the best apps for this purpose. 10 best Windows Phone apps that I’ve selected for your better journey are following.
It is an ultimate Windows Phone client for Google Maps. With the help of this app, you can find your location on the map, track your speed, search for venues by powerful local search, discover directions and routes etc. It also supports the compass for the better navigation of directions.
This app supports in almost all Windows Phone versions like Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 8 and 8.1. I’ve linked the free version of this app though you can also buy the paid version in $2.49 only.
With the Traffic app, you can quickly see the status of real-time traffic in your city, browsing through the new map that integrates the potential of Here Maps and Google Maps!
This app enables you to search with its new integrated search function. You can also view the map in 3D mode using simple gestures. You can save your favorite areas and create the Tile start screen to view traffic state with a Tap. You can install this app in your Windows Phone absolutely free by following the above link.
Hey, are you planning to visit Washington? So, this app is for you. Akvelon Inc. built this app app to provide traffic and travel information for the state of Washington.
The WSDOT app includes a variety of features including statewide traffic cameras and high-priority travel alerts, mountain pass reports, northbound and southbound Canadian border waiting times, ferry schedules and alerts, real time ferry locations and toll bridges rates and conditions.
redBus is India’s largest bus ticket and hotel booking company, now available as an app for your Windows phone. With this app, you can search and book for more than 10,000 routes (including SRS, VRL, Kesineni, KPN and other major Volvo services) that are available on redBus.in website.
This app provides 100% secure (SSL based) payment for credit cards, debit cards and net banking. The best thing is that you can also book cash on delivery tickets.
IndianRail is a free Windows Phone app which helps you get all the data you want to know about Indian Railways. With the help of this app you can look for the train schedule by train number, navigate the train schedule on the map, PNR inquiry etc.
Moreover, this app provides the direct link to book your Indian railways tickets from IRCTC mobile website. This app supports in Windows Phone 7.5, 8 and 8.1.
Travelling + Navigation for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 is one of the most useful and innovative App for finding locations, Shortest routes, Maps, Finding directions, Roads and Ultimately takes you to your destination efficiently.
It is a perfect travelling guide, now available in your Pocket. This App has tons of amazing new Navigational features including Drive and Walk for all Routes to help you in reaching your destination. But, the app is not free, in fact you’ll have to pay $2.99 to buy it from Windows Phone App Store.
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It’s very interesting and my favorite app that I’ve installed in my device. So, if you’ve ever wanted to let your loved one that you have arrived safe? Or have kids and want them to let you know when they have gotten to where they were going? In all these cases, I’m Here Windows Phone app is very effective.
All you need to do is to pin the app, tap the tile, then select the contact and the method in which you’d like to share your location like email, SMS or socially.
Whether you are an occasional vacationer or a non-stop business traveler, the Hilton HHonors™ Windows Phone app provides you access to easy travel planning tools and all your member benefits to make your on-the-go lifestyle easier.
With the help of this free app, you can book reservations very easily, modify and cancel upcoming reservations, and many more.
Oops! It should be on the top of the list. Really, it is the best and most popular app for travelers. Millions of travelers made the perfect trip by planning with TripAdviser.
10. Location Finder
Location Finder for is a feature packed all in one Location app for Windows Phone. Finding/sharing location is the basic functionality provided by the app. Location finder is likely free, I mean you can get it at $0.99 only.
Advanced features like Bing Place card integration, ability to save Bing Places to Address Book, ability to import Address Book contacts and generate voice commands, integration with Here Apps etc. makes it a compelling app.