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Woosmap Distance

Get the actual distance to your points of interest and optimise your routes worldwide

Calculate the road distance and guide your users to your points of interest, improve the user experience by sharing the Estimated Time of Arrival, taking traffic into account.


Woosmap Distance products

Try out the route calculation

Origin

Eastham Village, Merseyide, United Kingdom

Destination

Liverpool John Lennon Airport, United Kingdom

Departure Time

February 2024
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12:00 AM

Arrival Time

February 2024
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45678910
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18192021222324
252627282912
3456789
12:00 AM

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Results
No route found
curl "https://api.woosmap.com/distance/route/json?\
key=woos-5ec4eecd-d907-3da0-90f0-f2f3b7e4e672&\
origin=53.31446402615734,-2.9599091366015955&\
destination=53.333599,-2.84972&\
language=en&\
units=metric&\
method=distance&\
mode=driving&\
alternatives=false"\
  -H 'referer: http://localhost/'
[]

Reduce the carbon footprint of your customers’ journeys

Consumers are interested in soft mobility and ecological travel, but distances as the crow flies don’t take the geographical context into account.


Distance API takes natural and urban obstacles (such as rivers, railways, etc.) into consideration and make it possible to sort results by the actual distance by road for more relevant results.


Woosmap Distance API

Optimise route planning with Distance Matrix

Avoid manual and repetitive processes by calculating the most effective routes between various starting points and destinations to identify the best combination, with real-time and historical/predictive traffic.


With Distance Matrix, you can reschedule deliveries, reroute drivers and sort by distance: the matrix can include up to 200 elements!


Distance matrix

Distance Isochrone

Do you need to display an area within 9 minutes by bike or 7km by road around a shop, a branch or a delivery departure point ?


With Distance Isochrone, you can find all reachable destinations within a given distance or maximum travel time.


You can use it also, to identify time-based or distance-based areas for promotions.


Choose the location around which to create your isochrone-based catchment areas, calculate isochrones within 120 minutes or 120 km by car, by bike or on foot and display a polygon on your map.


ETA: Estimated Time of Arrival

Transparency is key when it comes to customer loyalty and satisfaction, particularly as part of the delivery process.


Customers want to know exactly where their order is and when they can expect it to arrive.

Providing a driver’s delivery time (ETA) and location, taking into account the traffic, enhances the user experience and increases satisfaction.


Polylines can also be displayed on a map.


ETA Delivery

Recommend the best route

To reduce your costs and the environmental impact of your business, calculate the shortest or fastest route, taking into account the real-time or historical/predictive traffic, and the various alternatives, whether travelling by car, by bike or on foot.


Calculate routes with up to 25 waypoints for an optimised route. Sort steps automatically, based on distance and save time and energy.


Distance shortest fastest

11% increase in customer satisfaction through real-time tracking of vehicles and goods.

BCG study (500 interviews in the US, UK, Singapore and India)

Q&A

The Woosmap Distance API is a service providing road travel distance and duration calculations. The API takes into account the user’s location (or point of departure) and destination as well as the traffic to give specific distances, a traject / travel route, as well as calculate an estimated time of arrival.

This API can be combined with other Woosmap APIs if needed like the Store Search (examples: search for closest stores or services, ressources / tasks affectation, …).


You might see mentions of Traffic API in our documentation or articles. This API is now directly integrated in Distance API and you can activate the Traffic option when needed.

Yes, Distance API takes into account mobility profiles when calculating a distance between two points (or more). You can either be walking, cycling, using a car and have an appropriate path.

Woosmap has an “open ecosystem” vision when it comes to developing products. We insist on making applications that are compatible with other products. Accordingly, Distance API can be combined with a map from a different provider to build the best solution for your users.


However, the best geometrical map match for Distance API’s calculation is with Woosmap Map because it was developed on the same geographic database.

Yes, it’s possible to build a delivery route service with Distance API. By using the distance matrix computing to build your optimisation model, or the reordering of stops in a multistop route thanks to the "waypoints" parameter.

Distance Isochrone is a solution allows you to identify time-based or distance-based areas around a shop, or a location. By creating isochrones within a specific travel time or distance, you can determine reachable destinations for targeted promotions.


This feature enables businesses to strategically plan marketing campaigns, offer location-based discounts, optimise customer outreach based on catchment areas or even plan delivery routes in urban areas for example.