Long distance isochrones


is it possible to create isochrones for travel times above 60 minutes? Would it be possible to find out, what destinations are reachable within, say, 6 hours, from a given location? I am using the web service, in case it is relevant.

Thank you

I just found this: https://openrouteservice.org/restrictions/
Maximum range time is 60 minutes.
No way to overcome this limitation, I assume?

Hi @ffichtner,

currently not but we are working on an improvement to allow up to 360 minutes - we might be able to release this within the next 2 months, so please stay a little tuned :slight_smile:

Cheers, Tim

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Hey Tim,

thank you for the information. Sounds promising. I will definitely keep an eye on your project!


Hola, se encuentra disponible la mejora de la opción?

Hi @Ariel,

Please post in English so most people understand your post.

Sadly the implementation for long distance isochrones still needs major refactoring until it can be released and it keeps being pushed back because of higher priority issues.

We currently can’t say when it will be implemented.

Best regards

Hi timothy,
Could you please tell us if there are any news about the expected improvement of isochrones for travel times up to 360 minutes?
It would be very useful for many users!!! Also a beta version, not fully tested would be really ok (I could give you feedback, of course)…
I would be also willing to contribute, if needed and welcome, of course!
Best Regards


new isochrones are in a late stage of dev already. We have tested them for car and hgv and they work well, giving sub 30s request times for isochrones with 3+ h of reach.
We are planning on releasing them before July.