Skyscanner Meta Search API
Skyscanner Flight Search API is a public API available on RapidAPI’s API marketplace. It’s the perfect replacement for the now depreciated Google Flights and now exclusively lives on RapidAPI.com. This API is a must for developers who are building a flight metasearch website, flight searching app, or some other flight-related software.
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Why should you use Skyscanner’s API for making a flight search app?
Skyscanner is the best flight search API out there now that Google Flights API is deprecated. It’s easy to integrate and 100% free to use through RapidAPI’s platform. The API is available in node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby, Objective-C, Java (Android), C# (.NET), cURL, and RapidQL programming languages. You won’t find anything else like it out there.
What does API stand for in Skyscanner?
API stands for Application Programming Interface and is a set of definitions and protocols that allow technology products and services to communicate with each other via the internet. The Skyscanner Flight Search API lets you search for flight & get flight prices from Skyscanner’s database of prices, as well as get live quotes directly from ticketing agencies.
Does Google Flights have an API?
Yes, but sadly it is now deprecated. A great alternative to the Google Flights QPX Express API is the Skyscanner API.
What is Google QPX?
Google QPX is the now deprecated Google Flights API.
What API should I use for a meta search flight website?
You should definitely use the Skyscanner Flight Search API if you’re building a website that needs flight metasearch capabilities.
What information is needed for the API?
All you need is a RapidAPI user account (signup is free!) to get started.
How much does an API call cost?
Absolutely nothing. The Skyscanner API is completely free to use and allows for unlimited calls.
How many queries can you make per minute to Skyscanner using your public API key?
Once live Flights Live Service, Hotels and Car Hire all have a rate limit of 100 searches per minute. For Browse Services it is 500 searches per minute.