Man drives BMW with BMW Maps navigation in Control Display


BMW Maps makes your day-to-day mobility easier.

BMW Maps – the perfect companion on every journey. 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. 

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BMW MAPS.BMW Maps makes your day-to-day mobility easier.
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

    Why waste time in traffic jams? Real Time Traffic Information lets you reach your destination faster and more effectively. It monitors the current traffic situation virtually in real-time and calculates alternative routes. The local hazard warning system is an additional feature that alerts you to adverse road conditions or accidents.

  • Map Update

    To ensure that you always have the latest navigation maps, BMW offers you various update options: With the automatic map update, the map material is updated over the air in your current home country. With the USB map update you can manually download an entire region. This way you always have the latest map information even when you are abroad.

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 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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