Travel Modes in Directions

This example demonstrates the use of the DirectionsService object to fetch directions for different travel modes.

Read the documentation.

TypeScript

function initMap(): void {
  const directionsRenderer = new google.maps.DirectionsRenderer();
  const directionsService = new google.maps.DirectionsService();
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      zoom: 14,
      center: { lat: 37.77, lng: -122.447 },
    }
  );
  directionsRenderer.setMap(map);

  calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer);
  (document.getElementById("mode") as HTMLInputElement).addEventListener(
    "change",
    () => {
      calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer);
    }
  );
}

function calculateAndDisplayRoute(
  directionsService: google.maps.DirectionsService,
  directionsRenderer: google.maps.DirectionsRenderer
) {
  const selectedMode = (document.getElementById("mode") as HTMLInputElement)
    .value;
  directionsService.route(
    {
      origin: { lat: 37.77, lng: -122.447 }, // Haight.
      destination: { lat: 37.768, lng: -122.511 }, // Ocean Beach.
      // Note that Javascript allows us to access the constant
      // using square brackets and a string value as its
      // "property."
      // @ts-ignore
      travelMode: google.maps.TravelMode[selectedMode],
    },
    (response, status) => {
      if (status == "OK") {
        directionsRenderer.setDirections(response);
      } else {
        window.alert("Directions request failed due to " + status);
      }
    }
  );
}

JavaScript

function initMap() {
  const directionsRenderer = new google.maps.DirectionsRenderer();
  const directionsService = new google.maps.DirectionsService();
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 14,
    center: { lat: 37.77, lng: -122.447 },
  });
  directionsRenderer.setMap(map);
  calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer);
  document.getElementById("mode").addEventListener("change", () => {
    calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer);
  });
}

function calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer) {
  const selectedMode = document.getElementById("mode").value;
  directionsService.route(
    {
      origin: { lat: 37.77, lng: -122.447 },
      destination: { lat: 37.768, lng: -122.511 },
      // Note that Javascript allows us to access the constant
      // using square brackets and a string value as its
      // "property."
      travelMode: google.maps.TravelMode[selectedMode],
    },
    (response, status) => {
      if (status == "OK") {
        directionsRenderer.setDirections(response);
      } else {
        window.alert("Directions request failed due to " + status);
      }
    }
  );
}

CSS

/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
#map {
  height: 100%;
}

/* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
html,
body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
}

#floating-panel {
  position: absolute;
  top: 10px;
  left: 25%;
  z-index: 5;
  background-color: #fff;
  padding: 5px;
  border: 1px solid #999;
  text-align: center;
  font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif";
  line-height: 30px;
  padding-left: 10px;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Travel Modes in Directions</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="floating-panel">
      <b>Mode of Travel: </b>
      <select id="mode">
        <option value="DRIVING">Driving</option>
        <option value="WALKING">Walking</option>
        <option value="BICYCLING">Bicycling</option>
        <option value="TRANSIT">Transit</option>
      </select>
    </div>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>
function initMap() { const directionsRenderer = new google.maps.DirectionsRenderer(); const directionsService = new google.maps.DirectionsService(); const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 14, center: { lat: 37.77, lng: -122.447 }, }); directionsRenderer.setMap(map); calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer); document.getElementById("mode").addEventListener("change", () => { calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer); }); } function calculateAndDisplayRoute(directionsService, directionsRenderer) { const selectedMode = document.getElementById("mode").value; directionsService.route( { origin: { lat: 37.77, lng: -122.447 }, destination: { lat: 37.768, lng: -122.511 }, // Note that Javascript allows us to access the constant // using square brackets and a string value as its // "property." travelMode: google.maps.TravelMode[selectedMode], }, (response, status) => { if (status == "OK") { directionsRenderer.setDirections(response); } else { window.alert("Directions request failed due to " + status); } } ); }
/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div * element that contains the map. */ #map { height: 100%; } /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */ html, body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; } #floating-panel { position: absolute; top: 10px; left: 25%; z-index: 5; background-color: #fff; padding: 5px; border: 1px solid #999; text-align: center; font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif"; line-height: 30px; padding-left: 10px; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Travel Modes in Directions</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="floating-panel"> <b>Mode of Travel: </b> <select id="mode"> <option value="DRIVING">Driving</option> <option value="WALKING">Walking</option> <option value="BICYCLING">Bicycling</option> <option value="TRANSIT">Transit</option> </select> </div> <div id="map"></div> <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. --> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyB41DRUbKWJHPxaFjMAwdrzWzbVKartNGg&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" async ></script> </body> </html>

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Git and Node.js are required to run this sample locally. Follow these instructions to install Node.js and NPM. The following commands clone, install dependencies and start the sample application.

  git clone -b sample-directions-travel-modes git@github.com:googlemaps/js-samples.git
  cd js-samples
  npm i
  npm start

Other samples can be tried by switching to any branch beginning with sample-SAMPLE_NAME.

  git checkout sample-SAMPLE_NAME
  npm i
  npm start