This document lists requirements that are specific to applications developed with the Google Maps Directions API. Note that use of the Google Maps Directions API with the Standard Plan is governed by the Google Maps APIs Terms of Service. Use of the Google Maps Directions API with the Premium Plan is governed by the Master Terms and Google Maps APIs Premium Plan Service Addendum.
Displaying a map
The Google Maps Directions API may only be used in conjunction with displaying results on a Google map. It is prohibited to use Google Maps Directions API data without displaying a Google map.
Attributions for third-party content
If the response from the Google Maps Directions API includes transit details, your
application must display the names and URLs of the transit agencies that
supply the trip results. See the
agencies array in the
Google Maps Directions API
response for a specification of the relevant fields. We recommend that you
place this information below any Google Maps Directions API data.