The Py2neo 2.0 Handbook

Py2neo is a client library and comprehensive toolkit for working with Neo4j from within Python applications and from the command line. The core library has no external dependencies and has been carefully designed to be easy and intuitive to use.


Documentation for py2neo 1.6 is available here.


  • Python 2.7, 3.3 or 3.4
  • Neo4j 1.8, 1.9, 2.0 or 2.1 (latest point release of each version is recommended)


To install, run the following:

$ pip install py2neo