How to Add Travel Times to Calendar Events on iPhone and iPad

If you are someone who is occupied whole day with meetings and appointments, the Calendar app in your iPhone and iPad is the most useful app you’ll ever use. Apple’s Calendar has a unique ability to use your location information and the same can be used to make your work life easier.

There’s a trick to use the Calendar app in iOS to determine how long it will take you to get from one meeting place to another. Here we’re just going to add Travel Times to your iPhone, and iPad Calendar events and rest will be done automatically. Here’s how!

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How to Add Travel Times to iPhone and iPad Calendar Events

How to Add Travel Times to your Calendar Events in iPhone and iPad

Step #1. On your iPhone or iPad, launch the Calendar app.

Step #2. If you already have an event, tap on it to calculate the travel time.

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Step #3. If you don’t have one, you can create a new event.

Step #4. Tap on Edit at the top right and select the Travel Time option.

Edit Calendar Event on iPhoneStep #5. Turn Travel Time On.

Turn on Travel Time on Calendar Event on iPhoneStep #6. To set your Starting Location, enter an address or the name of a place or business.

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Step #7. Tap on Based on location to get driving or walking directions.

Step #8. Tap on Edit Event at the top and then tap on Done.

Step #9. Once you are done, you’ll see the travel time under the date area.

Undoubtedly, this is a great feature. But due to traffic, there might be some changes in the actual time required to travel to the desired location. You need to be on time for your appointment 99% of the times hence, make sure to catch up with it a bit early!

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That’s it!

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is our editor-in-chief and reviewer who takes care of He is passionate for wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.


  1. If you have more than one calendar make sure you’ve selected your iCloud calendar or it may not give you the option of calculating travel time.


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