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A New Way Of Comparing Your Route Options

  “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck One of the main UX challenges we have at Rome2rio is explaining the concept of multi-modal, door-to-door search and route- planning to new visitors. Many independent travellers are familiar with…

Rome2rio’s 2016 Year In Review

Running a tech company doesn’t give you much time to stop and review all the great things your team has achieved; the past always seems less important than the work you’re doing right now. However, 2016 was such a banner…

We’ve Updated The Rome2rio iOS App

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson One of the most wonderful side effects of travel is the unfettered feeling…

Announcing Direct UK Rail Bookings On Rome2rio

We’ve built Rome2rio to make answering your travel questions easier. Questions such as ‘How do I get from London to Edinburgh?‘ and ‘How do I get from Manchester to Birmingham?‘. Answering those queries properly requires a full complement of air, rail,…

Stations Near Me: New Feature Helps Travelers Get Across Town

During a recent trip to the US, our content team member Kate had a chance to explore Washington DC using the popular Capital Bikeshare program. Kate used Rome2rio on her phone to plan her journey around town, but craved an additional feature –…

Advance Booking Alert Function Launches

Rome2rio announced today the launch of its Advance Booking Alert function, aimed at ensuring travelers are fully informed when transport operators require or recommend advance reservations for their services. The Rome2rio site now displays an alert alongside schedules that indicates whether advance…

Announcing User Accounts And Search History

We have launched support for user accounts on Rome2rio, providing users with the ability to browse their search history, and save their favourite trips. To create an account, simply click the Sign up button at the top of the page: You can access…

Rome2rio Partners With Loco2 To Provide Integrated Rail Fares & Booking

Thanks to a recently launched integration with UK-based Loco2, Rome2rio users can now search and select European train tickets on the site. Try this new feature by clicking on the Schedules & Book button that is displayed for many train routes such as Paris to Avignon:…

Rome2rio Announces Concur Collaboration

Rome2rio today announced a partnership with Concur, the world’s leading provider of spend management solutions and services, to bring Rome2rio’s journey planning solutions to Concur users worldwide. With this partnership, Concur customers will be able to plan a complete door-to-door…

Uber & Bike Share Options Debut On Rome2rio

Sharing economies are on the rise, nowhere moreso than in the transportation sector. With that in mind, Rome2rio users won’t be surprised to learn about the two increasingly popular transport options we’ve added support for this week. Uber is the major…

Dissecting User Engagement Of Rome2rio’s Transport Images

In July we launched our Transport Images feature which displays insightful photographs of trains, buses and ferries on Rome2rio. Not sure if that ferry between Kuala Besut and Perhentian Besar is a leaky boat or a sophisticated catamaran? Do you reeeaaally want to…

Print Search Results Feature Launched Today

For some time now, our users have been asking for the ability to print their journey plans. We’re now pleased to announce the Print view feature that displays your Rome2rio search result in a simple, ready-to-print format. Simply click the new Print view button at the…

Focusing On Our Global App

​Over the last two years we’ve experimented with various ways of getting Rome2rio’s journey planning technology into the hands of users. Our web-based desktop solution is by far the most popular, with over 3 million unique users each month, and…

Rome2rio Adds Sights & Activities And How To Get To Them

Rome2rio is described by many of our users as a trip planner – an essential tool for early, high-level crafting of the itinerary for your trip. When we thinking about trip planning, we think of three key elements: Where to go and how…

Transportation Images Add Real Value To Search Results

Besides demonstrating that an A380 is a lot bigger and probably more comfortable than a 737, there’s not a lot of consumer value in showing an image of the airplane in a search result. Most of us know what to…