If you have in Power Query two places with GPS coordinates, you can see how far are they – distance and time.

It works in both Power Query in Excel as well as in Power Query in Power BI.

Get the API key

You need a key from Google (or similar provider). Let´s see this:


It´s free in reasonable numbers of addresses.

Power Query

You need a table with GPS coordinates for both – origin and destination. In text datatype, using decimal commas.

Then add custom column with this code:

  • =Json.Document(Web.Contents(“https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/distancematrix/json?key=HERE_IS_YOUR_KEY=”&[Origin Latitude]&”,”&[Origin Longitude]&”&destinations=”&[Destination Latitude]&”,”&[Destination Longitude]))

Then use the double arrows and drill it to info you need.

You will get this:

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