OpenRouteService APIs

This is the documentation for the APIs of the OpenRouteService. as offers Routing services by using user-generated, collaboratively collected free geographic data from OpenStreetMap . Please donate your geographic data to! The service is based on open standards by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). Currently the following services have been implemented within the frame of, which allow you to include maps, geocoding, directories and other content in your web pages or applications. By accessing, requesting and using OpenRouteService (ORS) and the provided API, you are agreeing to our terms of service.

We are searching for hardware sponsors, feel free to contact us!

If you intend to use OpenRouteService in your own applications please contact us. We are interested in spreading the usage of OpenRouteService in academic and non-profit projects.

Supported Web browsers

Please note that this project is developed by a small group of individuals. We don’t have the man power to guarantee that this client works in all browsers and all operating systems. When accessing as a Web frontend use, we currently provide full support of all provided services for any version of Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari browsers. Any other web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer) is currently not supported.

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