Search Stations By Name and Location

User Story

You want to search for stations within a certain distance from their current geographic location and whose name fully or partially matches a given station name.

Request

Search stations through a single GET request. The only required parameter in specifies the center of the searching area which is defined as a pair of WGS84 coordinates in the form <latitude>,<longitude>. The optional parameter r specifies the radius in meters specifies the size of the searching area. By default, r=500. The name parameter is the station name or part of the name to search for. It is composed of one or more space separated words. The following request will search for stations within 500 meters from the user location, and whose names contain cinquecento:

GET https://transit.hereapi.com/v8/stations
    ?in=41.90123,12.50091
    &name=termini
Authorization: Bearer 

Note

For more information on the currently available authentication methods, see Authentication and Authorization Developer Guide.

Response

The response to the request contains the following information blocks:

  • a maximum of 25 station identifiers are allowed in a single query.
  • each station element in the stations response object includes the following high-level elements:
    • place with station/stop information such as name, location, ID, type.
    • transports with information about the transports serving the station. Add return=transport in request to enable it.
    • accessPoints with information about points that are used to access the station/stop.
{
  "stations": [
    {
      "place": {
        "name": "Termini (MA-MB-FS)",
        "type": "station",
        "location": {
          "lat": 41.901125,
          "lng": 12.50042
        },
        "id": "415710072"
      }
    },
    {
      "place": {
        "name": "Roma Termini",
        "type": "station",
        "location": {
          "lat": 41.900503,
          "lng": 12.502027
        },
        "id": "722068214"
      }
    },
    {
      "place": {
        "name": "Termini (MA-MB-FS)",
        "type": "station",
        "location": {
          "lat": 41.900662,
          "lng": 12.500125
        },
        "id": "415712166"
      }
    },
    {
      "place": {
        "name": "Termini",
        "type": "station",
        "location": {
          "lat": 41.900965,
          "lng": 12.499871
        },
        "id": "415712552"
      }
    },
    {
      "place": {
        "name": "De Nicola/Termini",
        "type": "station",
        "location": {
          "lat": 41.902722,
          "lng": 12.499617
        },
        "id": "415703293"
      },
      "accessPoints": [
        {
          "location": {
            "lat": 41.901298,
            "lng": 12.500427
          },
          "name": "West Entrance",
          "type": "accessPoint"
        },
        {
          "location": {
            "lat": 41.901299,
            "lng": 12.500429
          },
          "name": "Piazza Mall",
          "type": "accessPoint"
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}

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