What it can do for your business

A RESTful API for UK transport including public and private journey planning as well as live departures, schedules, fares, maps, performance and social media updates mentioning transport. Sourced from official feeds offering mostly unlimited access to included data and full ownership of the data downstream.

Single API for UK Transport data

TransportAPI harmonises all the data sources available into a single RESTful form enabling you to add transport data to any application for the whole country at one go

Scalable source of UK transport data

A TransportAPI Enterprise service offers the power of a Softlayer mini-cluster dedicated to your transport data needs with unlimited database queries and bundled premium data

No limits of downstream usage

TransportAPI data is free for any business usage and you can licence it downstream however you wish

Uninterrupted service

Sophisticated failover logic ensures continuous delivery

Essential information

  • Comprehensive UK transport data catalogue: Live and timetabled public transport departures for every bus stop/ train/ tube station, national journey planning, performance indicators, bus/ train stops and routes, car routing and taxi costs from point to point, cycle routing, rail fares, rail freight live and timetabled departures, places/ POIs/ stations/ stop lookup service.
  • Fares information for public and private transport: TransportAPI offers fares information for national rail, selected bus operators and taxi services across GB
  • Social media information for Transport: TransportAPI records all tweets mentioning c. 80 transport-related terms and returns these tweets if the user enabled geolocation. This allows searches for transport-related tweets by bounding box.
  • Robust and high-performing API: TransportAPI aggregates, validates, enhances and tests all of its data sources and provides sophisticated failover logic so your service is never interrupted
TransportAPI is a set of RESTful endpoints giving access a comprehensive data warehouse of UK transport data

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