I used Google to draw directions from one location to another location, but can't find a way to export it as KML so I can import it into my Android smartphone.

Is there a way, or must directions be drawn in Google (Maps | MapsEngine)?


Scroll all the way to the bottom of the directions and click "Save to My Maps"/"Ajouter à "Mes cartes"". You'll have to choose an existing map of yours or create a new one. It will take you to your newly saved map and from there you can download the KML file.

  • Thanks. The "Save to My Maps" is only available when drawing a route in Google Maps, not plain Google. Thank you. – Gulbahar Feb 25 '14 at 22:29
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    This feature was removed in Google Maps Classic, and is not available in Google Maps Engine Lite (a.k.a. "Google Maps New"). – Gulbahar Oct 1 '14 at 15:40

Using https://www.google.com/mymaps has the option to export to KML or KMZ, but only if you built your directions in the mymaps interface.

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