BitLife How to Rob a Train

We're taking a look at how to successful rob a train in BitLife! There was a recent update to the game that added a bunch of robbery and crime options to the game, and one of those options is the ability to rob a train. It would seem like a relatively simple thing to do, but there's a trick or two to know before making an attempt!

How to Commit a Train Robbery Successfully

You'll need to get to about 18 years old before you can rob the train. Once that unlocks for you, look for the Train Robbery option under Crime. You will have two options you can pick from in this menu. First is the option of the train you can choose to rob. This option doesn't seem to matter, so pick whichever one sounds interesting to you. The second option is the important part, and you will need to select a time. The options you can pick from are: Sunrise, High Noon, 4:20PM, Sunset, and Midnight. The time you pick will need to correspond to your time in real life for you to actually encounter a train! So, pick the one nearest your current time and hopefully the train will show up and you can rob it!

Do not change the time on your phone to match the time when you want to rob the train. BitLife has now made it so you will get run over by the train if you do!

Let me know in the comments if you're able to rob the train using this method! I'm trying to narrow down what the exact parameters are that will help you be successful.

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  1. I changed the time on my phone and it worked for me idk if it was a glitch or not tho

  2. I changed my time to see my character get run over by the train, then I changed it back afterwards and a week later it’s still killing me every time. Is there a way to stop this from happening?

  3. It only works if it is EXACTLY on the time:
    Sunrise = 6am
    High Noon = 12pm
    Sunset = 6pm
    Midnight = 12am
    And obviously 4.20pm is 4.20pm

    When my character was in the mafia I successfully robbed it but other characters fail to rob it more frequently, I guess mafia means you can do more crimes successfully? Also, you can only rob a train once per character’s life

  4. I tried. Didn’t work. Any other possibilities?

  5. It was close to 4:20pm when I tried to rob the train so I did what you said and used that time and IT WORKED !!!!!! this was the first time I ever got it work

  6. I got it at exactly 16:20 UK time. Got £11,137,879 – Great Britain.

  7. If you turn off your WiFi connection or turn on airplane mode and then change your time on your phone to 4:20pm or slightly earlier if you want more time to prepare, and then open the bitlife ap making sure it wasn’t open before when you changed the time, you can do it that way, it’s cheating but it works for me.

  8. I wait for the time and 9 times it’s says I’ve filed to stop the train!

  9. Cannot rob train… tried doing it how it was explained… I’ve done it at my time, at the time of the country of my character. I’ve tried everything – nothing. Reading the comments below – there might be a glitch.

  10. Bruh I did this exactly 47 times and I didn’t rob 1 train

  11. even tho i do the robberies at the exact time which is 4:20pm, it still says it didn’t show up

  12. I am using the time shone on my phone but no matter what time i chose it never shows up. please help what are the chances of it showing up

  13. I changed my time and was able to rob the was 820 and I was robbing the midnight train.

  14. Just tried 4:20pm on Android and got $23Mil. I tried robbing the train at 4:19, and train never turned up. Then it did at 4:20pm. But only at 4:20pm, like, I couldn’t rob multiple trains at 4:20pm because it would say that I couldn’t board the other trains I tried.

  15. I tried to do this and it didn’t work it is currently 12:58 AM and I chose midnight and that didn’t work so i chose the two above it and it still didn’t work

    1. You did it at 12:00 exactly? It won’t work unless you do it exactly at the right time.

  16. I keep trying to rob the train at noon and 4:20 but it keeps running me over even though I didn’t change the time on my phone. I have done it before and it ran me over. I’m starting to think that once you change it, it always makes you get run over.

    1. That’s a bummer, they must have changed that.

  17. I did it once and got away with 32 mil

    It’s good for completing challanges that need money

  18. it keeps saying the train never showed up

  19. What is the deal with the train stations? Are they time zones? What is onxy?

    1. I once waited til 4:20 pm to rob a train but I died since it was apparently a “time cheat”. I didn’t change the time on my device though, so I don’t know why it would do that.

  20. I’ve robbed trains twice on my account. Once at noon and once at 4:20. Different characters but the same family legacy. It has to be *exactly* that time. It won’t work at, say, 11:59 or 12:01. Haven’t figured out the sunrise or sunset times, though.

    1. It ran me over 😭😢😭😢