Plan your commute or trip

Before your start your drive or transit trip to home, work or other places, plan your trip and see 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 place, traffic, & transit info

You can use Google Maps to quickly get place, traffic, and transit information all in one spot.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. At the bottom, tap Commute Commute. Get traffic information, see estimated travel times, and navigate to home or work. You can also get recommended or alternate routes to and from your home and work addresses.
  3. To switch between home and work info, tap "To home" or "To work" at the top of the screen.

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

Tell us about your commute

To make directions and trip data more accurate and reliable, tell Google Maps about your commute. You can give details about usual arrival times, departure times, and travel days.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. At the bottom, tap Commute Commute.
  3. Tap Set up commute updates. If you don’t see this option, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Commute settings.
  4. Follow the instructions.

After setting up your commute, you’ll receive notifications about traffic, delays or disruptions, and travel times along your route. 

 

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