Connect to Neo4j Aura with Neo4j Driver
We should have created and started a Neo4j Aura database instance. If we have not already, we can follow the instructions in the getting started guide to step through the process.
When using any of the language drivers, before we try to connect to our Neo4j Aura Database, we’ll need three pieces of information:
If we open our Neo4j Aura Console Dashboard, we’ll see a list of our databases.
We’ll need to use the Bolt URL, so let’s copy that onto our clipboard:
The default username is
neo4j and the default password is generated on database creation.
For the database described above we’d have the following credentials:
Bolt URL -
Now that we’ve got our credentials, we’re ready to connect using a driver.
The Drivers and Languages Guides page gives an overview of Neo4j drivers and explains the Bolt protocol used to interact with the database. There are also guides for individual language drivers, including officially supported ones for the following languages:
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