De Lijn - Open Data API search operations

The Open Data API search operations offers this functionalities: - Search stops by description. E.g Veemarkt or station. - Search lines by number or description. E.g search line 48 or Hamont - Search locations (x,y) by user address input. Typical for input on a routeplanner (e.g. kerkstraat 14 Hasselt or Achter De Kazerne ) . Limited Geocoding service that returns stops, addresses or POIs and its XY coordinates

De Lijn does apply limits to its open data. On request and when justified we can increase these limits per subscription

Max 864000 calls per product per day Max 6000 calls per product per minute Max 6000 calls for per minute We have some more non disclosed measures to ensure API stability We do not provide SLAs. Data quality The quality of the data that is disclosed is equal to the quality that is sufficient for internal use of the data (within the services of the Flemish or local government).

Data and Resources

Transportation modes covered

Additional Info

Field Value
ID 5a524f76-c5a6-445f-8a65-b720bd80705d
Metadata date 2024-02-23 16:32:08
Metadata language English
NAP type MMTIS - Multimodal travel information services
Dataset Type
  • Public transport: location information
  • Public transport: operational information
Resource type Service
Name [contact point] Data De Lijn
Organisation name [publisher] De Lijn
Name [publisher] Data De Lijn
Address [publisher] Motstraat 20, 2800 Mechelen
E-mail [publisher] Data De Lijn
Website [publisher]
Telephone number [publisher] +3215408000
Start date of publication 2022-04-22 09:35:00
End date of publication
Countries covered by publication Belgium
Area covered by publication VLAAMS GEWEST
Dataset extent
Contract or license Contract and Free of charge
Update frequency On occurence
Quality assessment
Dataset theme Transport