export from Google Maps to My Maps?|Google Maps|Forums: Ask the Geeks!|GeeksOnTour.COM

Please ask your questions here (not in email) – we promise to respond here, no such promise with email. This is a benefit of membership. Here’s info  on how to post to this Q&A Forum.

You must be logged in as a Premium Member to Ask the Geeks a question. All are welcome to freely browse the Forums.

Lost password?
Advanced Search
Forum Scope


Forum Options

Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
sp_Feed Topic RSSsp_TopicIcon
export from Google Maps to My Maps?
May 5, 2021
3:53 pm
Forum Posts: 3336
Member Since:
July 2, 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I haven’t tried mapping on Google maps for a trip in many months of the pandemic.  I am trying to set up a very long trip, in segments, for next year.  I thought there was a way to save a Google Map to My Maps, but I am having difficulty finding the save to my maps button.  I find the send to phone, which will help when we’re ready to go.  I can print the instructions.  Maybe something has changed since I used the maps last.

Thanks, LuVerne

May 5, 2021
4:29 pm
Forum Posts: 3336
Member Since:
July 2, 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hey Luverne (something go corrupted with your original message, so I re-created it)

If there ever was a way to export a trip from Google Maps to Google My Maps, I don’t remember it. The only files that can be imported to Google My Maps are Excel files (csv, xlsx) or GPX or KML. Google Maps doesn’t store your info in any type of file, it is just a listing of destinations. There is a conversion website that claims to convert a Google Maps trip to a GPX file, but I just get an error when I try it. Maybe you’ll have better luck … it’s https://mapstogpx.com/

You can go the other way (kind of) – My Maps to Google Maps – by viewing a saved My Map in Google Maps. 

May 6, 2021
8:38 am
LuVerne Underhill
Forum Posts: 67
Member Since:
July 23, 2016
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thank you.  Maybe I was thinking of Mapquest or some other program.


Forum Timezone: America/New_York
Most Users Ever Online: 722
Currently Online:
Guest(s) 5
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
Roxie Marston: 118
Bob Brown: 96
James: 94
guppy1: 82
Carol Vyrostek: 68
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 402
Members: 1317
Moderators: 1
Admins: 4
Forum Stats:
Groups: 3
Forums: 19
Topics: 2434
Posts: 8004
Newest Members:
Pat Wilson, Jay Sanford, Robert Everley, Wendy Oneil, Valerie
Moderators: Jim: 0
Administrators: JimAdmin: 455, MrsGeek: 3336, Craig Biles: 0, David Carr: 1