plotaroute.com is used in over 190 countries across the world and has excellent reviews. It is very easy to use with many advanced features, making it it simple to quickly plot and share great looking route maps for your walks, runs or bike rides, or indeed any outdoor pursuits.
The route planner can can be used on desktop computers, tablets and mobile devices, and a mobile-friendly version of the website makes it easy to access all your routes on the move.
You can print route maps, download GPS files and share your routes on social media. You can even display your routes directly on your own website or blog, with our unique interactive video style maps.
Standard Membership is free so why not register now and give it a try!
Our route planner has lots of great features to make route planning simple.
* Desktop site only
For a quick introduction, watch our
Mobile Route Planner Video Tutorial.
We're pleased to share with you our latest update to the site, which is aimed at giving you more control when printing and downloading routes.
Firstly, we've added an option to include only those route directions that have symbols or labels (typically Points of Interest - POI's), when printing or downloading a route. Previously, when you downloaded a route to a GPX file, we automatically added a Waypoint for every direction, but as well as this option you can now choose to only add Waypoints for directions that have labels or symbols, or to not include any Waypoints at all. The same options are also now available when printing route directions.
Secondly, we've introduced a new option to print the directions for a route without having to print the map as well. You can still print off both if you wish, but if you only want the directions, this option is now available to you. To make this easy, we've added a new Print Directions button above the list of directions on the Route Viewer.
plotaroute.com has lots of great plotting and editing features to help you to plot routes quickly and easily.
Plots the shortest path back to the start
Plots return leg of an
Plots return leg via a selected point
Deletes a selected range of points
Replot a section of the route
Measures a section of the route
Switches the start
and end of the route
Move the start/finish of a circular route
Plots extra laps of a circular route
Plots extra loops in the middle of a route
Delete first/final leg to your house
Join together two or more existing routes
Plots a route using draggable waypoints
Plots suggested routes for you!
For more information, check out the video tutorials on our desktop site.
NOTE: Some features are only available on the desktop version of the website.
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