Simple Polylines

This example creates a two-pixel-wide red polyline that shows the path of the first trans-Pacific flight between Oakland, CA, and Brisbane, Australia.

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TypeScript

// This example creates a 2-pixel-wide red polyline showing the path of
// the first trans-Pacific flight between Oakland, CA, and Brisbane,
// Australia which was made by Charles Kingsford Smith.

function initMap(): void {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      zoom: 3,
      center: { lat: 0, lng: -180 },
      mapTypeId: "terrain",
    }
  );

  const flightPlanCoordinates = [
    { lat: 37.772, lng: -122.214 },
    { lat: 21.291, lng: -157.821 },
    { lat: -18.142, lng: 178.431 },
    { lat: -27.467, lng: 153.027 },
  ];
  const flightPath = new google.maps.Polyline({
    path: flightPlanCoordinates,
    geodesic: true,
    strokeColor: "#FF0000",
    strokeOpacity: 1.0,
    strokeWeight: 2,
  });

  flightPath.setMap(map);
}

JavaScript

// This example creates a 2-pixel-wide red polyline showing the path of
// the first trans-Pacific flight between Oakland, CA, and Brisbane,
// Australia which was made by Charles Kingsford Smith.
function initMap() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 3,
    center: { lat: 0, lng: -180 },
    mapTypeId: "terrain",
  });
  const flightPlanCoordinates = [
    { lat: 37.772, lng: -122.214 },
    { lat: 21.291, lng: -157.821 },
    { lat: -18.142, lng: 178.431 },
    { lat: -27.467, lng: 153.027 },
  ];
  const flightPath = new google.maps.Polyline({
    path: flightPlanCoordinates,
    geodesic: true,
    strokeColor: "#FF0000",
    strokeOpacity: 1.0,
    strokeWeight: 2,
  });
  flightPath.setMap(map);
}

CSS

/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
#map {
  height: 100%;
}

/* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
html,
body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Simple Polylines</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Simple Polylines</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <style type="text/css">
      /* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
      #map {
        height: 100%;
      }

      /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
      html,
      body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      // This example creates a 2-pixel-wide red polyline showing the path of
      // the first trans-Pacific flight between Oakland, CA, and Brisbane,
      // Australia which was made by Charles Kingsford Smith.
      function initMap() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 3,
          center: { lat: 0, lng: -180 },
          mapTypeId: "terrain",
        });
        const flightPlanCoordinates = [
          { lat: 37.772, lng: -122.214 },
          { lat: 21.291, lng: -157.821 },
          { lat: -18.142, lng: 178.431 },
          { lat: -27.467, lng: 153.027 },
        ];
        const flightPath = new google.maps.Polyline({
          path: flightPlanCoordinates,
          geodesic: true,
          strokeColor: "#FF0000",
          strokeOpacity: 1.0,
          strokeWeight: 2,
        });
        flightPath.setMap(map);
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>
// This example creates a 2-pixel-wide red polyline showing the path of // the first trans-Pacific flight between Oakland, CA, and Brisbane, // Australia which was made by Charles Kingsford Smith. function initMap() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 3, center: { lat: 0, lng: -180 }, mapTypeId: "terrain", }); const flightPlanCoordinates = [ { lat: 37.772, lng: -122.214 }, { lat: 21.291, lng: -157.821 }, { lat: -18.142, lng: 178.431 }, { lat: -27.467, lng: 153.027 }, ]; const flightPath = new google.maps.Polyline({ path: flightPlanCoordinates, geodesic: true, strokeColor: "#FF0000", strokeOpacity: 1.0, strokeWeight: 2, }); flightPath.setMap(map); }
/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div * element that contains the map. */ #map { height: 100%; } /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */ html, body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Simple Polylines</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. --> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyB41DRUbKWJHPxaFjMAwdrzWzbVKartNGg&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" async ></script> </body> </html>