Calculate point-to-point, multipoint, and optimized routes
The Directions API allows you to access the patented routing algorithms that power MapQuest.com through simple HTTP requests. The Directions API supports various types of requests––such as fastest and shortest routes, pedestrian, bicycle, and multimodal routes. Optimized routing, date and time routing, route matrix functionalities, and the ability to avoid specific links are also available through the API. Requests can be submitted as Key-Value pairs, JSON, and XML.