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A side-by-side comparison of Skyscanner and Google Flights API on RapidAPI.
Learn which flight API is best for you to enrich your website, software, or mobile application with flight data to help find your users find the best possible deal.
Update: Google Flights API is now deprecated.
|Deprecated?||No||Yes||Google Flights API is now deprecated, consider using the Official Skyscanner Flight API instead.|
|Official API?||Yes||Yes||Both are official APIs.|
|API Name||Skyscanner Flight Search||Google Flights|
|Search Flights||Yes||Yes||Both APIs can poll flights.|
|Programming Languages||Node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby, Objective-C, Java (Android), C# (.NET), cURL, RapidQL||n/a|
|Get Free API Key||Skyscanner Flight Search||n/a|
Both Skyscanner and Google flights API are powerful flight search APIs. However, with the deprecation of Google Flights in 2018, Skyscanner is the best flights API to start building a flight booking website or app.
Which flight search engine is best?
This is very subjective by each user, but Skyscanner seems to be the preferred flight search API by RapidAPI users (versus Kayak).
Is it safe to book through Skyscanner?
Yes, Skyscanner is a trusted travel website and metasearch engine that launched in 2002.
How do you find the cheapest flights on Google Flights?
Google Flights API (QPX Express) is no longer available. You can search for the cheapest flights on APIs such as Skyscanner, Kayak, and other flight search APIs.
Do you agree with our verdict? Which API do you think is better? Let us know in the comments below.