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Routes API

routes.googleapis.com API.

Service: routes.googleapis.com

To call this service, we recommend that you use the Google-provided client libraries. If your application needs to use your own libraries to call this service, use the following information when you make the API requests.

Discovery document

A Discovery Document is a machine-readable specification for describing and consuming REST APIs. It is used to build client libraries, IDE plugins, and other tools that interact with Google APIs. One service may provide multiple discovery documents. This service provides the following discovery document:

Service endpoint

A service endpoint is a base URL that specifies the network address of an API service. One service might have multiple service endpoints. This service has the following service endpoint and all URIs below are relative to this service endpoint:

  • https://routes.googleapis.com

REST Resource: v2

Methods
computeRouteMatrix POST /distanceMatrix/v2:computeRouteMatrix
Takes in a list of origins and destinations and returns a stream containing route information for each combination of origin and destination.
computeRoutes POST /directions/v2:computeRoutes
Returns the primary route along with optional alternate routes, given a set of terminal and intermediate waypoints.