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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…

A Story Of Fandom And Photobombing

The team at Rome2rio enjoy hearing from the people who use our product. We get plenty of feedback that helps us to improve all part of the site and the app. We also get lots of fun stories from people…

A Unified Booking Experience

After months of development and experimentation, we’re proud to release a new and improved user experience for searching for train, bus and flight bookings on Rome2rio. We’re calling it Unified Bookings. It’s a part of our goal to make the…

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,…

Taking Another (Gentle!) Swipe At Google’s Transit Results

We wrote in some depth last year about the poor quality of the inter-city transit component in many Google Maps results. These results are displayed at the top of SERPs for queries like “How do I get from A to B?”. Since then…

A Map Goes Unexpectedly Viral, With Help From Reddit & Gizmodo

Recent media coverage of the isochronic map we developed, based on a 1914 map by the well-known London mapmaker John G. Bartholomew, provides a classic case study on how quickly things can flourish online. (We wrote about the map and…

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…

Fruit Tray Wednesday

Over the last year a new tradition has evolved at Rome2rio team meetings and we call it Fruit Tray Wednesday. Each week a team member will present an analysis of some part of the Rome2rio site or user behavior. The results…

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…

Comparing Coverage: Google Maps, GoEuro & Rome2rio Head To Head

Since our launch four years ago we’ve been passionate about making Rome2rio a truly global travel search site. That means having coverage so complete that Rome2rio can help users discover how to get anywhere by any mode of transport rather than how to get most places in countries…

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…