Embed Google Maps with directions

David Tibbitts
Aug 21 '19 · 1 min read · 274 views
You can embed any Google Maps location into a Notion page with the slash command /map by simply pasting in the URL. But did you know you can embed a map with walking, biking, transit, or driving directions too? Here's how 🚃
  • In Google Maps, search for the first location. Click Directions.
  • Search for your second location.
  • Click the Details button for your desired route.
  • Click the Share button.
  • In the popup, click Embed a Map before you click the Copy Link button.
  • You've just copied some text to your clipboard that looks this:
<iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m28!1m12!1m3!1d51861.076701187034!2d139.6697887544098!3d35.66918853026026!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!4m13!3e3!4m5!1s0x60188b4fbed0f881%3A0xd6f9dafad72a5ca9!2sTsutaya+Daikanyama%2C+17-5+Sarugakuch%C5%8D%2C+Shibuya+City%2C+Tokyo%2C+Japan!3m2!1d35.6488704!2d139.6997597!4m5!1s0x60186092cf48325d%3A0x24ac346bd72018a3!2sKinokuniya+Shinjuku+Main+Store%2C+3-ch%C5%8Dme-17-7+Shinjuku%2C+Shinjuku+City%2C+T%C5%8Dky%C5%8D-to+163-8636%2C+Japan!3m2!1d35.6922329!2d139.7030116!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1566350400571!5m2!1sen!2sus" width="600" height="450" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  • The URL (highlighted in red) is the only part you need. If you paste the whole thing, it won't work!
  • In Notion, use /map to create a Google Map embed.
  • Paste the URL portion of the code you copied. Voilà ✨
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