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Measure distance between points

You can measure the distance between 2 or more points on the map. For example, you can measure the mileage in a straight line between 2 cities.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Touch and hold anywhere on the map that isn’t a place’s name or icon. A red pin appears.
  3. Select Measure distance .
  4. Move the map so that the black circle is on the next point you want to add.
  5. At the bottom right, tap Add point Plus.
    • At the bottom, you can find the total distance in miles (mi) and kilometers (km).
    • Tip: You can add multiple points.
    • To remove the last point you added, tap Undo Undo. To clear all points, at the top right, tap More More and then Clear.
  6. When finished, tap the back arrow in the top left.
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