Three Reasons to Download the Chicago Trolley Tours App

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January 25, 2018

You’ve planned your trip to Chicago, know all the sights you want to see, and purchased your tickets for the Hop On, Hop Off Downtown Tour with Chicago Trolley. Now you’re just missing one thing – the Chicago Trolley app!

There are so many great resources available when traveling to Chicago, such as maps, tour guides and mobile apps galore. But if you’re touring with us, you will certainly need the Chicago Trolley Tour app. It’s available in the iTunes App Store for Apple, or the Google Play store for Android and Google devices. We know what you’re thinking: do I really need to download another app to my phone?  Short answer: yes!

Of course, we may be biased, but our app has features that will make your whole tour more enjoyable. But we’ll let it speak for itself – here are 3 key reasons why you should download the app!

No Language Barrier

The app offers tours available in five languages including: English, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Chinese. We know that most of our riders are coming from outside of Chicago (even the United States!) – so enjoy all our tours have to offer in any language you select! Simply download your preferred language within the app, ask your guide for the password, and grab your headphones. You’re good to go!


Track Your Bus

You’ll never miss a bus in the Chicago Trolley app! One of the most popular features on the app is the “Track Your Bus” feature. Gone are the days of waiting at the stop wondering when the next bus will pull around. Open the app, click “Track Your Bus” and look for the bus icon closest to you, or you can click on a tour stop to see upcoming vehicles.


Explore Like a Local

Finally, the greatest reason to download the app is that it’s the one-stop-shop for all of Chicago’s most popular attractions. With detailed maps, expert tips on what to see, and more resources you’ll be exploring like a local in no time!


With so many great reasons to get the app, what are you waiting for? Grab your phone, search for Chicago Trolley Tours, and hit that download button! And once you have – don’t be afraid to leave us some feedback. We are always looking to update with new improvements and benefits.

Already using the app? Let us know what you think in the comments!