Yandex.Maps homepage

  • To find a place or organization, use the search bar.

    The search bar is located on the slide-out panel in the upper left part of the screen.

    Click Collapse or Expand to collapse or expand the panel, respectively.

  • To set a route, click Routes on the slide-out panel to the right of the search bar.
  • To see information about a place or build a route, select a point on the map:
    • Right click on the point. This opens a menu where you can select one of the following items:
      • What's here — Opens a place card and simultaneously marks the place (the type of marker depends on the type of place). For example: .
      • The geographical coordinates of the point are also displayed here.
      • Route to hereBuilds a route to the map item.
      • Route from hereBuilds a route from the map item.
    • Left click on the point. This opens a panel where you can select:
      • The point name — Opens a place card and simultaneously marks the place (the type of marker depends on the type of place). For example: .
      • RouteBuilds a route to the map item.
      • (panorama preview) — Shows the panorama of a place (if available).
      • Search nearby — Opens the quick search bar where you can select a certain place category to enable the search of places in this category near the point.
  • To view a place, click on the map and drag it in the desired direction with the mouse.

  • To perform other operations, click the appropriate button:

    Current location Determines the user's location.
    Zoom in and Zoom out Change the map scale.
    Traffic conditions Shows traffic jams and road events.

    Street panoramas and photos

    Opens the menu: Panoramas / Photos .

    Moving transport

    Enables the display of moving vehicles within the visible map area.
    Layers. Opens the menu:
    Map - Satellite - Hybrid: Changes the map type.
    Traffic conditions: Shows traffic jams and road events.
    Moving transport: Shows moving vehicles within the visible map area.
    Parking: Shows places where you can park a car.
    My places: Opens the list of saved locations, meaning your favorite places on the map.
    My transport: Shows public transport stops included in My transport.
    Ruler: Activates distance measurement.
    Ruler Activates distance measurement.
    Print Lets you print a map.
    Opens the menu:
    Log in Opens theuser authorizationform.

    After you log in, your picture is displayed on the button. Clicking it opens the menu described below.

    My places Opens the list of saved locations, meaning your favorited places on the map.
    Chats Opens the Yandex.Maps chat.

    For more information about how to work with the chat and individual messages, see Yandex Support, Yandex.Chats for PC.

    My reviews Opens your reviews page in various Yandex services.
    My maps Opens the Map Constructor (where you can build your own map).
    Report an error on the map.
    Share your map link.
    Yandex Map Editor Opens the Yandex Map Editor.
    Metro map Opens Yandex.Metro.
    Help Opens Help for Yandex.Maps.
    Add an organization Starts the process for adding an organization.
    Business owners Opens Yandex Business Directory, where you can add your business.
    Place ads Opens the page where you can add your ads to Yandex.Maps.
    Authenticated user's account and profile picture: Clicking on the account opens the menu:
    Clear history Deletes your searches and routes.

    (Yandex.Maps and mobile apps, such as Yandex.Navigator, Yandex.Transport, and Yandex.Maps)

    Settings Opens the pages with your Yandex account settings (such as interface language and location).
    Passport Opens your Yandex account page. For more information, see Your account.
    Log out Disables your authorization in the service.
    Add account Opens the authorization page. For more information, see Log in to Yandex.