Python Conversion Programs

Convert GPX To CSV File In Python

Last updated January 31, 2024 by Jarvis Silva

In this tutorial we will see how to convert a gpx file to csv file in python, a gpx file contains gps data like latitude, longitude, altitude etc. It is a gps exchange format used in gps programs, whereas a csv file is an Excel file which is a more readable format than a gpx file.

So inorder to create this program in python we will use a library called gpx-converter which is used to convert gpx files into many different formats it will do out job in just one line of code.

Python Code To Convert GPX To CSV File

from gpx_converter import Converter


Above is two lines of code which will convert a gpx file to csv file in python, In the first line we import the module and next give the converter function the gpx file to convert to csv and when you run this program it will create a csv file in your directory with the name you have provided.

Before running it you need to install the gpx-converter library, to install this library open a command prompt or terminal and run the below command.

pip install gpx-converter

Move your gpx file to the root folder of this program and enter the name of the file in the input_file parameter and enter the name of the csv output file in the output_file parameter.

If you don’t have a gpx file, then you can download a gpx file for testing from this website: Download sample gpx file.

This was a short python program to convert gpx to csv file, I hope you found this tutorial helpful and useful, Do share this program with your friends who might need to convert gpx file to csv file format.

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