I want a link on my site which visitors can use to get directions to my location. Is it possible to create a link to a Google Maps directions page, where one end of the directions (the destination) is pre-filled?


Set the origin (Place A) as "current location" and the destination (Place B) as your desired address. Then save that link.

For example:

A current location
B Sydney Opera House, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

The URL will look something like https://www.google.com/maps/dir/-33.8592754,151.2096187/Sydney+Opera+House,+Sydney+Opera+House,+Bennelong+Point,+Sydney+NSW+2000,+Australia/@-33.8592754,151.2096187,9z (there may be more characters, but it will start similarly).

Then change the URL to something else like this:


So you'll replace the first set of numbers seen (longitude and latitude) with the string current+location and copy all from https to just before @.

Whenever someone clicks on that link it will start from where they are located, no matter where that is, and show directions to your designated location.


Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.