TravelDirections

TravelDirections[{loc1,loc2,}]

generates directions for travel from loc1 to loc2, .

TravelDirections[{loc1,loc2,},"prop"]

gives the property prop of travel directions.

Details and Options

  • The locations loci can be geographic entities, GeoPosition objects, or strings specifying addresses.
  • Possible options include:
  • TravelMethod"Driving"method of transportation to assume
    UnitSystem$UnitSystemunit system to be used in output
  • TravelDirections returns a TravelDirectionsData object, which behaves as a path specification inside GeoGraphics.
  • Possible properties prop to request include:
  • "Dataset"Dataset with maneuvers and other data
    "TravelPath"travel path as a GeoPath primitive
    "ManeuverGrid"grid of maneuvers
    "TravelDistance"total distance to travel
    "TravelTime"total time for travel
  • TravelDirections attempts to find the fastest path between the loci, not taking traffic into account.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Find directions from New York City to Miami:

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Show the path as a thick red line:

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Get instructions as a dataset:

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Specify a method of transportation, in this case driving by car:

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Get an estimate of the total travel time:

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Scope  (5)

Options  (3)

Applications  (1)

Properties & Relations  (2)

Possible Issues  (1)

See Also

TravelDirectionsData  TravelTime  TravelDistance  Interpreter  GeoPath  GeoPosition  FindGeoLocation  GeoGraphics  CityData

Introduced in 2015
(10.3)