Route and directions

The routing service can find routes, directions, and perform advanced analyses on street networks. The service can solve network problems such as finding the closest emergency vehicle or facility, identifying a service area around a location, or servicing a set of orders with a fleet of vehicles.

Learn how to access and use the routing service in the topics below.

Turn-by-turn directions and a route displayed for two or more locations using a widget and the routing service

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Routing

Learn how to find walking, driving, and trucking routes and directions.

Fleet routing

Learn how to route delivery vehicles to multiple locations.

Closest facility routing

Learn how to find a route and directions to the closest facility.

Service areas

Learn how to find areas that can be reached within a given time or distance.

Travel cost matrix

Learn how to create a time or distance chart for multiple origins and destinations.

Location allocation

Learn how to find the best location for a facility, supply center, or store.

Tutorials

Services

Routing service

Get turn-by-turn directions and solve advanced routing problems.

API support

RoutingFleet routingClosest facility routingService areasLocation-allocationTravel cost matrix
ArcGIS JS APIFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskFully supportedFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskAccess with geoprocessing task
ArcGIS Android APIFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskFully supportedFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskAccess with geoprocessing task
ArcGIS iOS APIFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskFully supportedFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskAccess with geoprocessing task
ArcGIS .Net APIFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskFully supportedFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskAccess with geoprocessing task
ArcGIS Qt APIFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskFully supportedFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskAccess with geoprocessing task
ArcGIS Java APIFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskFully supportedFully supportedAccess with geoprocessing taskAccess with geoprocessing task
ArcGIS Python APIFully supportedFully supportedFully supportedFully supportedFully supportedFully supported
Esri LeafletAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JS
MapBox GL JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JS
OpenLayersAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JSAccess via ArcGIS REST JS
ArcGIS REST JSFully supportedFully supportedFully supportedFully supportedFully supportedFully supported
Full supportPartial support (see notes)Not supported

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