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Plugin for QGIS with a set of tools to use openrouteservice API´s, based on openstreetmap
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ORS Tools QGIS plugin

Note, only QGIS v3.x is supported.

Set of tools to use openrouteservice (ORS) API's in QGIS.

ORS Tools gives you easy access to the following API's:

The wiki offers a tutorial on usage.

In case of issues/bugs, please use the issue tracker.

In case of questions, please ask our forum.

See also:



Use QGIS to generate input for routing, isochrones and matrix calculations powered by ORS.

It offers either a GUI in the Web menu and toolbar of QGIS to interactively use the API's from the map canvas.

For batch operations you can find a ORS toolbox in the Processing toolbox.


You'll have to get an API key first:

Additionally you can register your other providers, e.g. if you're hosting a custom ORS backend.

Configuration takes place either from the Web menu entry ORS ToolsProvider settings. Or from Config button in the GUI.

Getting Started


QGIS versin: min. v3.0

API key:


Either from QGIS plugin repository or manually:

  • Download ZIP file from Github
  • Unzip folder contents and copy ORStools folder to:
    • Linux: ~/.local/share/QGIS/QGIS3/profiles/default/python/plugins
    • Windows: C:\Users\USER\AppData\Roaming\QGIS\QGIS3\profiles\default\python\plugins
    • Mac OS: Library/Application Support/QGIS/QGIS3/profiles/default/python/plugins


This project is published under the GPLv3 license, see for details.

By using this plugin, you also agree to the terms and conditions of OpenRouteService, as outlined here.

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