Man drives BMW with BMW Maps navigation in Control Display


BMW Maps makes your day-to-day mobility easier with a range of practical services such as Connected Navigation, Connected Parking and Connected Charging.

BMW Maps – the perfect companion on every journey. Thanks to the wide range of services available, your journey with your BMW will be even more personal and comfortable. With its completely intuitive operation, Connected Navigation allows you to go beyond the known options of modern navigation systems, for example, to enter your destination using a free search, as you are used to with Internet search engines. In addition, the cloud-based dynamic route calculation immediately adapts the route recommendation to any changes in the traffic situation and provides a precise forecast of the arrival time. At your destination, the Connected Parking function saves you the tiresome search for a parking space and reliably guides you to the next available parking space nearby. The system suggests vacant spaces in large parking facilities or on the street. As a driver of a BMW i or a BMW plug-in hybrid model, you can also let the system guide you unerringly to the nearest public charging stations on your route using the Points of Interest search function. You will receive information in advance about their availability and the charging currents offered.

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BMW MAPS.BMW Maps makes your day-to-day mobility easier with a range of practical services such as Connected Navigation, Connected Parking and Connected Charging.
Woman using BMW Maps Connected Navigation on smartphone


The operation of a smartphone navigation system with the comfort typical for BMW: BMW Maps – Connected Navigation guides you to your destination with high accuracy, extremely fast calculation and considering any changes in the general traffic situation – even if you don't know the exact address, you can find it using a keyword search, just like you are used to with navigation apps on your smartphone. The cloud-based dynamic route calculation is characterised by its high speed and constantly adapts the route recommendations. The route is calculated in advance, i.e. the future traffic volume along the entire route is included in the calculation of the ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival). Comprehensive traffic data is now also available for smaller roads. This enables the system to recommend the fastest route – which you can see from the particularly precise prediction of the arrival time at your destination.

The benefits at a glance:

  • Intuitive operation as you are used to on your smartphone
  • Destination entry via free search possible
  • Cloud-based dynamic route calculation
  • Fast recalculation of the route in case of changing traffic conditions
  • Exact calculation of the predicted arrival time
  • Map data with Map Update always up to date
  • Real Time Traffic Information
  • Map Update
BMW Maps Connected Charging electric Range visualisation in Control Display


BMW Maps – Connected Charging offers you a range of practical services to help make driving your fully electric BMW i or BMW Plug-in Hybrid even more comfortable. These include the Trip Planner with recommended charging stops along the route as well as the Park & Charge Assistant, which offers available parking places with recharging stations near your destination. You will find details on the address, opening times and charging capacity for each station. In addition, you will find tips on interesting ways to spend your waiting time for each charging station. Especially smart: the eRoute* function automatically calculates charging stops along your route if it exceeds your total range. Benefit further from a filter for quick charging stations or the practical Range Circle, which visualises the range of your BMW as a circle on the map.

* Available for BMW i models starting from BMW iX3.

The benefits at a glance:

  • Route planning including charging stops
  • Available parking places with charging stations near your destination
  • Information on charging stations
  • POI suggestions in the area of the charging station
  • Quick-charging station filter
BMW Maps navigation How-to video

Learn in our tutorial video more about BMW Maps and its navigation function including destination search route guidance.


BMW Maps with Connected Navigation, Connected Parking and Connected Charging is part of the optional Connected Package Professional (6C3/6C4) and to be used only in connection Live Cockpit Plus (6U2) or Live Cockpit Professional (6U3). You will need a car with the BMW Operating System 7 or newer.

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