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Get directions and show routes

You can get directions for driving, public transit, walking, or biking on Google Maps. Whenever you see multiple routes, the best route to your destination is blue. Other routes are in gray on the map.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for your destination or tap it on the map.
  3. In the bottom right, tap Directions Directions.
  4. Choose one of the following:
    • Driving: Driving
    • Transit: Transit
    • Walking: Walking
    • Rides: Ride Services
    • Cycling: Cycling
  5. To see the list of directions, tap the bar at the bottom that shows travel time and distance.
  6. To choose another route, tap it on the map. Each route shows the estimated travel time on the map.

Notes:

  • For transit directions, choose a route, then tap the bar at the bottom that shows travel time and distance.
  • Not all cities have public transit directions in Google Maps. See which cities are covered.

Add multiple destinations

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for your destination or tap it on the map.
  3. In the bottom right, tap Directions Directions.
  4. In the top right, tap More More and then Add stop. You can add up to 9 stops.
  5. Tap Done.

Notes:

  • Directions to multiple destinations aren’t available for public transit or rides.
  • To change the order of your stops, find the destination you want to move and then touch and hold Reorder Menu and then drag the destination.
  • You can search for places along your route.
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