v6.bvg.transport.rest documentation

v6.bvg.transport.rest is a REST API for the Berlin public transportation system, BVG.

API status

Because it wraps a BVG API of BVG, it includes all local traffic of Berlin & Brandenburg, as well as some long-distance trains running in the area. Essentially, it returns whatever data the BVG app shows, including realtime delays and disruptions.

Why use this API?

Realtime Data

This API returns realtime data whenever its upstream, the API for BVG's mobile app, provides it.

No API Key

You can just use the API without authentication. There's a rate limit of 100 requests/minute (burst 150 requests/minute) set up.


This API has CORS enabled, so you can query it from any webpage.


This API sends ETag & Cache-Control headers, allowing clients cache responses properly.