Free online route planner
for walking, running and cycling
Free cycle route planner, running route planner, walking route planner

Plot and share your routes

Accurately measure your walks, runs and cycle rides,
with directions and elevation profiles

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Save routes and share them with friends with a free account

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    Matrix Cycles supply super light-weight carbon bicycle frames, wheels and components of the highest quality. They also build and ship globally, fully bespoked bikes and tandems to clients' individual specifications including a number of past and present world champions.

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Great features...


Our route planner has lots of great features to make route planning simple.

  • large uncluttered map
  • automatic route plotting
  • off-road routing
  • "Make Me a Route" function
  • foot/cycle path maps
  • easy route editing
  • upload from Garmin GPS devices
  • "Locate Me" option
  • automatically generated directions
  • print and download options

Tour de France 2014


Tour de FranceRoute maps for every stage of this year's race on plotaroute.com.

Tour de France Route Maps

Quick start video...


Watch this video for an introduction to our route planner.

More videos under the Tutorials menu.

Top Rated Routes


Rate The Best Routes

Help other people to get the most from the routes on plotaroute.com by giving a rating to routes you've tried and by sharing your comments.

Click the INFO symbol on the route map to rate or comment on a route.


Partners and Sponsors


  • Matrix

    Matrix Cycles supply super light-weight carbon bicycle frames, wheels and components of the highest quality. They also build and ship globally, fully bespoked bikes and tandems to clients' individual specifications including a number of past and present world champions.

    Visit them at:
    www.matrix-cycles.co.uk


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Latest News - Wednesday 16 Jul 2014


Multi-Sheet Route Map Printing

We're very pleased to announce another new feature on plotaroute.com - multi-sheet route map printing.

Printing route maps that are easy to follow is important if you are trying out a new route. Sometimes the detail you need is lost when a route is compressed to fit onto a single A4 page. With our new multi-sheet printing option you can choose to print routes in sections on up to 5 pages, giving you up 5 times more detail than a single A4 sheet.

We've also added an option to specify the type of map you want to print (street maps, satellite or the paths map), so that you don't need to select this for each individual page in the print preview.

The new multi-sheet print option is available in all map features on the site, including the route planner, our mobile route player and our animated embedded maps.

Multi-Sheet Printing

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Route Planning Made Easy


plotaroute.com has lots of great plotting and editing features to help you to plot routes quickly and easily.

Back To The Start

Plots the shortest path back to the start

Same Route Back

Plots return leg of an
out-and-back route

Rejoin Route Home

Plots return leg via a selected point

Delete Section

Deletes a selected range of points

Replot Section

Replot a section of the route

Measure Section

Measures a section of the route

Reverse Route

Switches the start
and end of the route

Repeat a Route

Plots extra laps of a circular route

Repeat a Loop

Plots extra loops in the middle of a route

Make Me a Route

Plots suggested routes for you!

You can find our more about some of these route planner features in our video tutorials (see Tutorials menu above).

Forums VIEW OUR FORUMS


Check out our forums for more info and chat about plotaroute.com

Here's a selection of topics from our 'How Do I...?' forum:

What people are saying about plotaroute.com


Here's some of the fantastic feedback we've received since we launched plotaroute.com

London Cyclist "This is by far the easiest GPS route plotting site I've ever found, so I thoroughly recommend it."
Dave on "Best route planning site by a country mile..."
road.cc "Planning your ride just got easier with plotaroute.com"
Paul by   "I just signed up for "plotaroute" and I must say it is by far the most intuitive, easy to use, and complete bike route mapping program I have used."
Tony by   "What a brilliant product..."
Christian on "A thing of beauty: plotaroute.com"
Steve by   "I have tried this and it is absolutely brilliant, so I have forwarded the link to my club."