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Plan your commute or trip

Before you start your drive or transit trip to home, work or other places, plan your trip and find useful info. This way, you can know when to leave, what traffic to expect, which route to take, and if there are any disruptions along the way.

Find traffic & transit info

You can use Google Maps to quickly find all of your frequent trips in one tap. You’ll get information about your ETA, the traffic reports and the accidents along the way.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. At the bottom, tap Go Go.

Tip: To show the map, tap anywhere on the map or drag the tabs back down.

Change the way you commute

You can get access directions different routes and suggestions for your frequent trips by pinning trips on the Go tab Go.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. At the bottom, tap Go Go.
  3. Search for your destination in the search bar at the top.
  4. At the bottom, tap on “Directions.” 
  5. At the top, select your transportation mode.
  6. Select your preferred route.
  7. At the bottom, tap Pin .

You can pin your trip and find it back in the Go tab next time you need it.

Tip: Pinning only works with “Driving” and “Transit”. Learn more about the Go tab Go.

Change the mode of transportation for part of your trip

Tip: Only available on mobile and in some locations.

You can combine different modes of transportation, like driving, ride-sharing, or bicycling with transit on the same trip.

Once you’ve selected your route and can view the directions, you may be able to change how you travel for part of your trip. The rest of the route, like transit departure times and total journey time, will be updated when you change the mode of transportation.


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