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rome2rio[1] is an international travel search site. The site provides information about options for travel between any two given locations in the world by commercial air flights, rail, bus, driving, or a combination of modes. The website ingests data that is made publicly available at GTFS Data Exchange[2]. It is cost-free for transit agencies to participate.

As of mid-2015, rome2rio was receiving about 8.7 million visits per month.[3]

rome2rio directions showing travel options from downtown San Francisco to Zurich. The directions include ground transit (BART in San Francisco, and local train in Zurich).

A rome2rio iPhone application is available ( The source code of this application is available (open source, under a modified BSD license) so developers can include multi-modal travel search features can be included in other applications (

rome2rio also has private bus operators that do not publish GTFS.

rome2rio provides an API (application programming interface) for accessing multi-modal search results and utilizing those results in other applications(


  1. Rome2rio Pty Ltd. "rome2rio." Accessed August 1, 2012 from
  2. Jehiah Czebotar. "GTFS Data Exchange." Accessed August 1, 2012 from