Hey, Siri! How do I take the bus to the airport?

Siri Siri can help you do all kinds of things, including help you get transit or walking directions, which is great if you are visiting a big city without a car. All you have to do is ask!

How to get transit directions with Maps and Siri

If you are in a location that supports transit directions in Maps, you can ask Siri to help you figure out your route and what time you need to be at your first stop.

  1. Press and hold the Home button or say "Hey, Siri to activate Siri.
  2. Say, "Show me transit directions to [location]."

    If there is more than one location with a similar name, Siri will ask you which one.

  3. Siri will launch the Maps app with transit directions to your destination. Tap Go to start voice navigation.

    Siri helps with transit directions

How to get walking directions with Maps and Siri

  1. Press and hold the Home button or say "Hey, Siri to activate Siri.
  2. Say, "Show me walking directions to [location]."

    If there is more than one location with a similar name, Siri will ask you which one.

  3. Siri will launch the Maps app with walking directions to your destination. Tap Go to start voice navigation.

    Siri helps with walking directions

Allyson Kazmucha contributed to an earlier version of this article.

Originally published in January 2014.

Updated in September 2016 to reflect changes to the Maps app.