Pricing and Plans

What type of app or website are you building?

Select the category that best represents the app or website that you are building and learn more about plan options.

Free

Apps or websites that are free for anyone to use.

Free Use Cases

Standard Plan: For free and publicly available apps/websites, use the Standard Plan.

Premium Plan: If you anticipate exceeding the Standard Plan usage limits or require 24/7 technical support and an SLA, contact us for a Premium Plan.

Paid

Apps or websites that require an end user or organization to pay a fee for download or access (e.g. freemium, OEM or subscription).

Paid Use Cases

Standard Plan: For Android/iOS, you may charge a fee via the Play or App stores for your app and use the Standard Plan.

Premium Plan: If you charge a subscription fee beyond the Play or App stores, you require the Premium Plan. Web service APIs and the JavaScript API require the Premium Plan.

Invite Only

Private apps or websites that have restricted access. This includes employee intranet or invite only communities.

Invite Only Use Cases

Standard Plan: Android apps built for private use may use the Standard Plan.

Premium Plan: Other than Android apps, private use requires a Premium Plan.

Asset Tracking

Apps or websites that track and monitor the position of people and/or things.

Asset Tracking Use Cases

Premium Plan: Asset Tracking use cases require a Premium Plan regardless of the platform you develop for.

Google Maps APIs are free for a wide variety of use cases, with predictable overage pricing and usage limits for APIs and annual contracts for enterprise deployments.

More Details

Standard

  • Customer implementations that are public and available without fees
  • Pay for uplifts above usage limits
  • Individual API pricing and usage limits
  • Free usage of Google Maps Android API and Google Maps SDK for iOS1

Premium

  • Supports all implementations including free, public, invite only, OEM & Asset Tracking
  • Enhanced API features such as higher quotas and exclusive data
  • 24 hour technical support
  • Service level agreement (SLA)
  • Guaranteed ad-free
  • Annual contract2

Pricing Details

Standard Plan

The Google Maps APIs Standard Plan allows you to pay for uplifts above free usage limits for individual Maps APIs. The Standard Plan can be used for free, external, and publicly available implementations. Your service must be freely and publicly accessible to end users.

Premium Plan

The Google Maps APIs Premium provide enhanced features and added support to organizations who are adding maps to their fee-based websites or mobile apps, internal websites, or asset tracking applications.

Android

Standard Premium

Google Maps Android API

Standard Unlimited free usage 1 Premium

Pricing based on volume required

See Premium Plan Usage Rates and Limits for more information.

Google Places API for Android

Standard

Default 1,000 free requests per day, increased to 150,000 free requests per day after credit card validation

Free uplifts for complying applications

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iOS

Standard Premium

Google Maps SDK for iOS

Standard Unlimited free usage 1 Premium

Pricing based on volume required

See Premium Plan Usage Rates and Limits for more information.

Google Places API for iOS

Standard

Default 1,000 free requests per day, increased to 150,000 free requests per day after credit card validation

Free uplifts for complying applications

Premium: ----

Web

Standard Premium

Google Maps JavaScript API

Google Static Maps API

Google Street View Image API

Standard Free up to 25,000 map loads per day 3

$0.50 USD / 1,000 additional map loads, up to 100,000 daily, if billing is enabled.

Premium Pricing based on volume required

Premium enhanced features:

  • Guaranteed ad-free
  • Image size up to 2048 x 2048 pixels

See Premium Plan Usage Rates and Limits for more information.

Google Maps Embed API

Standard Unlimited free usage Premium ----

Web Services

Standard Premium

Google Maps Directions API

Google Maps Distance Matrix API 4

Google Maps Elevation API

Google Maps Geocoding API

Google Maps Geolocation API

Google Maps Roads API

Google Maps Time Zone API

Standard Free up to 2,500 requests per day.

$0.50 USD / 1,000 additional requests, up to 100,000 daily, if billing is enabled.

Premium Pricing based on volume required

Premium enhanced features:

  • Query-per-second uplifts
  • Enhanced Distance Matrix API and Roads API capabilities 2

See Premium Plan Usage Rates and Limits for more information.

Google Places API Web Service

Standard 150,000 free requests per day (after credit card validation) Premium

Pricing based on volume required

See Premium Plan Usage Rates and Limits for more information.

1 Includes paid apps through an online store and internal Android apps as allowed by the Standard Plan Terms of Service. For other applications, you should contact sales to discuss a Premium Plan license.
2 See Google Maps Distance Matrix API and Google Maps Roads API documentation for summary of premium plan features
3 For customers with active implementations of the Maps Web APIs prior to June 22, 2016, quota exceptions may apply. Learn more here.
4 Google Maps Distance Matrix API usage is measured in number of elements per day

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OEM licensing

You can license Google Maps as an embedded feature of your stand-alone software or device, such as the iFit line of Google Maps-enabled treadmills. For more information about OEM licensing, contact a Maps API Sales representative.

Nonprofit, crisis response, and news media organization grants

Qualifying nonprofits, crisis response, and news media organizations may apply for quota and licensing grants.