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Useful apps

We’ve handpicked a few apps that you might find useful whilst living and working in the region.

Västtrafik Travel Planner

Public transport is widely used in Sweden. This app will help you find the fastest journey between all stops and addresses in western Sweden (Västra Götaland County). It also has information about service interruptions and you can buy single tickets. 

Travel Planner - Android

Travel Planner - iPhone

Västtrafik To Go

This app allows buying both single and period tickets for public transport in the Västra Götaland County. 

Västtrafik To Go - Android

Västtrafik To Go - iPhone


BankID is the leading electronic identification in Sweden and it’s used by around 7.5 million people in Sweden. It can be used for digital identification as well as signing transactions and documents. Mobile BankID is issued by Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, ICA Banken, Länsförsäkringar, Nordea, SEB, Skandia, Sparbanken Syd, Swedbank and Ålandsbanken.

BankID - Android

BankID - iPhone


Swish is a popular app that allows you to transfer money using your smartphone. It’s used by both individuals and businesses. In order to use the Swish app, you will need a BankID.

Swish - Android

Swish - iPhone

Other useful apps

Other apps and services you may find useful include Google Maps, Google Translate, Microsoft Translator,, Currency Converter and Trip Advisor. There are also many apps that can help you learn Swedish.

You can also find other useful apps for activities in Gothenburg here: - Apps