All Frequently Asked Questions


linkHow much does it cost to use the Targomo API?

You can use our API for free in your project as long as you give us attribution, and stay within your limits. Each plan does have different limitations and features - see our plans. If you have needs that surpass our limits, or if you need advanced features such as polygon caching, on-premise installation, statistics service or poi service, contact us and we can make it happen. Also, if you build something nice with our API, please send us a link - we’d love to feature your awesome applications on our site!

linkIs this service available for my geographic region?

Targomo’s API services offer global coverage. For walk, bike, and car modes, the coverage comes from OpenStreetMap project, and is global in nature. For transit mode, coverage is determined by available GTFS data. See our availability page for full details.

linkWhat do I need to attribute to use Targomo Services?

You need to attribute Targomo Services and OpenStreetMap Contributers, as our services derive travel times based on OpenStreetMap data. Depending on your region, you may need to attribute other data providers. Depending on your plan, you may need to include different levels of Targomo Services attribution. For Free plans, you must include our logo, along with a link to our attribution page. For paid plans, you only need to include the link to our attribution page. Custom plans can be arranged which allow attribution-free use - contact us if this is a requirement.

linkWhere do I get my API key?

You can see our plans listed on the pricing page. When you sign up for a plan, your API key will be emailed to you, and will likewise be available on your dashboard.


linkWhat coordinate system are the polygons in?

By default, the polygons are in the web mercator projection, which is the current de facto for web maps.