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Internet Google Maps: Show traffic

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Google Maps offers a very helpful function: with just a few clicks you can display the current traffic situation in real time. So you can check in advance whether there is a traffic jam on your way and whether there are alternative routes. We explain how you can display the traffic in the browser and in the Google Maps app.

Show traffic in the browser

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Show traffic in the app

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Quick guide: display traffic in the browser

  1. Open a map or one route in Google Maps
  2. About the Menu (☰) at the top left you can "Traffic situation"Click. The current traffic situation is then displayed with red, orange and green lines.

Brief instructions: Display traffic in the app

  1. Open a map or route in the Google Maps app.
  2. At the top right below the search field, tap on Cards icon.
  3. Under "Card details" can you "Traffic situation"Activate and then get the current traffic situation displayed with red, orange and green lines.