Traffic Flow service

Service version: 1
Last edit: 2023.09.28
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Important notes:


The Traffic Flow service is a suite of web services designed for developers to create web and mobile applications around real-time traffic. These web services can be used via RESTful APIs. The Traffic Flow API's are based on real-time traffic data from TomTom Traffic™.

The Traffic API Traffic Flow service consists of the the following endpoints:

Vector Flow Tiles

The Traffic Vector Flow Tiles API endpoint provides data on zoom levels ranging from 0 to 22.


Harness the power of TomTom Traffic™ for your application!

TomTom's Traffic Flow RESTful API:

  • Is updated every minute with very latest traffic speed information.
  • Is based on the zooming level of different road categories that are displayed.
  • Provides traffic speed information for display on your map view with an option to use the absolute or relative speed information.
  • Returns detailed information about traffic speed. Details include:
    • Current speed
    • Freeflow speed
    • A quality indicator