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Just been on the new Google Maps (the online, desktop browser based, Google Maps), and did a route planner from A to B. However, I want to add in a pickup along the way (just like could be done in the classic maps). How can I do this?

As an example, here is a route from Birmingham to London, where:

A = Birmingham
B = London

How can I make it so for example:

A = Birmingham (start point)
B = Peterborough (pickup point)
C = London (end point)
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This is now possible.

Whether you’re running weekend errands or planning a cross-country tour, you can plot multiple destinations for your trip with ease – now available for driving, walking and biking directions. Once you’ve chosen a starting point, click '+' and add stops to your route by typing in the search box or clicking on the map.


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There's no + there right now -- there is "Add destination", but once I have added a third destination I don't see how to populate it by clicking on the map. –  Noumenon Apr 25 '14 at 10:00

New Maps doesn't support multiple-destination routing yet, so it's not possible

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oh, that sucks. Do you have any links that confirm this? –  musefan Sep 2 '13 at 11:28
added a link, would recommend you provide feedback to add multiple destination routing –  Sathya Sep 2 '13 at 11:33
@musefan You can also drag your route through a desired point. This was it includes that destination as well. –  slybloty Sep 3 '13 at 15:52

It is fairly simple.

What you need to do is follow steps that are mentioned below for adding multiple destinations....

From point A to Point B - add the destinations and if needed swap the destinations by dragging the "O" with either mouse+left click hold or the left button+ curser hold and moving.

Once you add the destinations hit anywhere or hit find route or list all steps for interactive map..

Now to add destination, you can not do on the browser since there is no "+" sign there anymore once you already have activated the route. To add further, go to the map layout in the right pane and click on full map view....

Once you click on the full map view, the route option with a "+" will come again in the map browser window. Add the destination and hit list all steps. There you go...

Thanks and enjoy.

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Just click and hold the letter label, starting destination A, click the actual A and hold and drag to where you want it in the list of stops.
It's slow to move, so be patient!

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I just read about this on news.ycombinator.com: http://road.li/

Using Google Maps, it allows you to add a waypoint between where you are and your destination.

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That doesn't allow an actually address to be used as the waypoint. It also appears to use the old Google maps. So doesn't answer this question –  musefan Sep 4 '13 at 8:27

Just right click on the map and a menu will come up that says add a destination, or what's here. Simple!

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