On The Go Map is a route planner for running, walking, biking, or driving. It lets you create and share routes, calculate distances, and view elevation profiles for those routes.
Planning a Route
Click or tap points on the map to create a route. Drag points to move them, or drag segments to insert a new point. You can also undo or redo changes to your route. To remove a point, shift-click or drag it to the trash button that appears while dragging. Right-click or long-tap on a point or segment for more options.
Switch between these routing modes to determine how new segments should be drawn. Right click or long-tap on a segment to change its routing mode.
- Use foot mode to plan walking or running routes, it snaps to the shortest roads, paths, or trails and lets you go either direction on one-way roads
- Use bike mode to plan road biking routes, it snaps to the best paved roads for road biking and enforces one-way roads - for mountain biking or cyclocross, use foot mode instead
- Use car mode to plan driving outes, it snaps to the fastest roads for driving and enforces one-way roads but not turn restrictions
- Use direct mode to go off road, it draws manual paths where there are no roads or trails
On The Go Map calculates the distance of your route as you create it. Click the distance display to switch between miles and kilometers.
Click the terrain icon to show an elevation profile for your route as you create it.
Sharing a route
Click the share icon share to get a shareable link or to embed in a website. From the menu, you can also export the route as a GPX file.
Click find my location to center the map on your current location or use search to find a place by name. Click fit route to pan to an overview of your route.
You can access all functionality using just a keyboard. Press Tab until the map is focused, then left right up or down to move around, Space to add a point at the center of the map and Del to remove the last point. Press ? for a list of all available shortcuts.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I go off road?
Click Direct mode do draw manual lines that don't snap to roads or paths.
Is there an app for iOS or Android?
Install On The Go Map app for iOS or Android by adding this site to your home screen.
How do I save a route?
When launched from the home screen on iOS or Android, your route is saved between sessions. Full support for saving routes is next on the roadmap. If you are interested in helping shape the feature please share your use-case.
How do I report a problem or make a suggestion?
Click Report an Issue on the bottom of the map.