rpy2 - R in Python

Get it on Pypi


rpy2 is an interface to R running embedded in a Python process.

The project is mature, stable, and widely used.

Source and installation

Released source packages are available on PyPi. Installing should be as easy as
pip install rpy2

The source code is also in a public repository on bitbucket.


More information can be found in the documentation.


The same license as R: GPLv2 or greater.

Questions and issues

Consider having a look at the documentation. Otherwise wuestions should preferably be asked on the rpy mailing-list on SourceForge, or on StackOverflow. Bugs, or wishes, can also go to the bitbucket page for the project.

Time travel

If looking for rpy or the old website, it was moved to here.