Buying bus tickets online is possible with free apps for Android and iPhone (iOS). The apps carry out ticket sales over the Internet in a secure manner, without the user having to travel to a bus terminal. Buser, ClickBus, 4Bus, UBus, Rodoviria Online and Busbud are examples that optimize users' time, allowing to compare prices, routes, dates and opinions to ensure comfortable routes and cheaper bus tickets.
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O TechTudo prepared a list with six applications to buy bus tickets online by cell phone. All are in Portuguese, and each can be adapted to a specific situation, depending on the type of transportation and the desired cities. Check out the following six apps to find a bus ticket promotion on your smartphone.
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Buser allows you to buy bus tickets to So Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and more Photo: Reproduo / Emanuel Reis
Buser is an app that allows you to buy a bus ticket cheaper, promising discounts of up to 60% compared to the average price of the usual trips. In the first use, the app offers a discount of R $ 10, and there is the possibility to win other bonuses when inviting friends to the platform. To buy bus tickets through Buser, it is necessary to register, which can use the Facebook account. All passengers have life insurance and payment can be made by credit card.
After choosing the date and the cities of departure and arrival, the app shows schedules with available buses, price, remaining seats, type of bed and whether the trip is already confirmed. To board, you must present a photo ID. Destination options are more varied when departing from capitals such as Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro or So Paulo. In other cities, routes are more limited.
ClickBus sells tickets for several bus companies Photo: Reproduo / Emanuel Reis
ClickBus has more than 150 member bus companies, which allows trips between 4 thousand destinations. The purchase of bus tickets made by credit card with payment in cash or in installments, and the app requests the filling in of personal data of passengers. It is possible to compare prices between companies, and the ticket can be printed on its own or picked up at the bus terminals. The application allows you to save a route for users who travel frequently.
4Bus allows you to buy bus tickets; value shown in the application Photo: Reproduo / Emanuel Reis
To use 4Bus, I need to register quickly, which can be associated with a Google account. The application allows you to find cheaper bus tickets in the states of So Paulo, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul and Paran. The user can compare upcoming dates to find better prices and promotions. An advantage for frequent passengers is a tool that allows the accumulation of credits to obtain discounts on future purchases.
UBus known as the "Uber of buses" and allows you to buy bus tickets online Photo: Reproduo / Emanuel Reis
The UBus came up with the proposal to transport passengers within the city, as from home to work, in a similar way to Uber including when paying with a credit card. It operates in the city of So Paulo in three modules: fixed routes; day and time determined by the user or door to door, on demand. It is possible to choose the seat, and boarding and disembarking are done via QR Code.
Rodoviria Online allows you to buy bus tickets to Rio de Janeiro Photo: Reproduo / Emanuel Reis
Rodoviria Online an application that allows you to buy bus tickets online on Android phones. With a simplified interface, the app allows passengers to flow between more than 5,000 seats. The internet user needs to select the origin, destination and date of travel, and select from the available price and schedule options. There are more than 135 partner bus companies, and the platform allows the division into up to 12 installments on the credit card.
Busbud allows you to buy bus tickets in different currencies Photo: Reproduo / Emanuel Reis
Busbud is an app for Android and iPhone (iOS) that allows you to buy bus tickets over the Internet. Operating in several locations around the world, including Brazil, the platform has more than 4,000 bus companies partnering and brings more than 500,000 routes in 63 countries. It is possible to make the purchase in the user's currency and evaluate the routes based on comments from other travelers.
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