Is there a map app for Kindle Fire? There are actually many of them. Let’s check 5 best map apps for your Kindle Fire. 

Kindle Fire tablets, thanks to their big screens, are ideal not only for reading but also for viewing maps on them.

If you are looking for a good map app for your Kindle Fire, you are just in the right place. Just make sure that you read this article from beginning to end.

In this list of apps I will show you TOP five Kindle Fire map apps together with special tips & installation instruction. You will never lose yourself again anywhere you go  as long as you have your Fire with you.

Note than under each map app description I am showing you real screenshots from my own Kindle Fire and a direct download link so that you can download and install a chosen app straight to your device. If you have problems installing any of these apps straight from the Amazon Appstore, you can sideload them just like any Android app.




Three Best Free Maps App For Kindle Fire

Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic

If you are looking for a good map app for your Kindle Fire, you must give this app a try.

Not only is it a map app but also a social network of users who can exchange information about current traffic or incidents on the road.

The main features of this map app include:

  • This is the FREE app.
  • This is one of the biggest social traffic & navigation maps.
  • It gives you live guidance based on real-time information from other users.
  • Voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation.
  • Automatic rerouting and live maps.
  • The app learns and remembers your frequent destinations or preferred routes.
  • The app lets you find the cheapest gas stations.
  • You can add other users as friends for better interaction and see them live on the map.

App Screenshots

Below you can see some screenshots of this map app taken from my own Kindle Fire.

Kindle Fire Map App: Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic

Kindle Fire Map App: Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic

HERE WeGo

HERE is probably one of the best map and navigation apps together with Google Maps. Some of my friends actually prefer this app to Google Maps because it’s much more detailed.

The main features of the HERE map app include:

  • This is a FREE app.
  • This is both a voice-guided and turn-by-turn navigation app that works all around the world.
  • You can save maps for 100 countries and use them offline.
  • In 40 countries you can get real-time traffic and information about current conditions or incidents.
  • There are also indoor maps for many airports and shopping centers.
  • The app also has maps of public transit with directions and information about over 1000 cities.

App Screenshots

Below you can see some screenshots of this map app taken from my own Kindle Fire.

Map App For Kindle Fire: HERE

Map App For Kindle Fire: HERE

APP DOWNLOAD:

HERE WeGo




US Topo Maps Pro

This is a bit different Kindle Fire map app because it’s an outdoor navigation app that gives you access to the topographic maps and aerial images of the USA. It’s ideal for trips in the backcountry (together with your Kindle Fire).

Note that this app will work correctly only on Kindle Fire devices equipped with a GPS sensor.

The main features of the app include:

  • In the PRO version of the app (linked below in the download section) you can download maps for offline usage. This is ideal if you want to travel in the backcountry where oftentimes network signal isn’t very strong.
  • Real-time weather information.
  • Access to more than 100 thousand USGS topographic maps.
  • The search feature (streets, places, POIs).
  • Possibility of creating & editing waypoints.
  • Possibility of creating & editing routes.
  • Possibility of recording your track and basic information about it (speed, elevation and more).
  • Point-to-point navigation.

App Screenshots

Below you can see some screenshots of this map app taken from my own Kindle Fire.

Map Apps For Kindle Fire: US Topo Maps Pro

MapFactor GPS Navigation Maps

MapFactor is a very popular and well-liked map app in Google Play. I see that in the Amazon Appstore it isn’t still as popular. Anyway, this is a good map app and you should give it a try.

The main features of this Kindle Fire map app include:

  • This is a FREE app.
  • This is both a voice-guided and turn-by-turn navigation app.
  • Advanced route planning using many various presets.
  • The app uses the data from OpenStreetMaps.
  • The app can work offline.
  • 2D/3D modes and day/night modes.
  • Warning about speed cameras.

App Screenshots

Map App For Kindle Fire: MapFactor GPS Navigation Maps

Map App For Kindle Fire: MapFactor GPS Navigation Maps

The Best Offline App For Kindle Fire

MAPS.ME

MAPS.ME map app for Kindle Fire is without doubt the best offline navigation you can find both in the Amazon Appstore and in Google Play.

Some of the outstanding features of the app include:

  • This is one of the fastest offline apps out there.
  • The map allows you to travel 345 different countries and islands.
  • The map is very detailed and contains millions of POIs, such as, tourist attractions, gas stations, ATM machines and more.
  • The app doesn’t require the Internet connection to work.
  • The app also offers walking directions in addition to standard routing.

App Screenshots

Offline Map For Kindle Fire: MAPS.ME

Offline Map For Kindle Fire: MAPS.ME

APP DOWNLOAD:

MAPS.ME

Google Map App For Kindle Fire

Google Maps

The great news is that you can indeed install Google Maps on your Kindle Fire. The app Google Maps available in the Amazon Appstore is a bookmark with the link to the website of maps.

If you want to install the Android app for Google Maps, use the second link in the download section. You need to sideload this app like you have to do in the case of any app outside of Google Play.

More to read on: How To Install Android Apps On Kindle Fire.

Some of its main features include:

  • The map of the whole world which is currently updated.
  • All of the maps are fully interactive.
  • Many countries have satellite/aerial images.

App Screenshots

Google Maps for Kindle Fire

Do you like this list of Kindle Fire map apps? Did you find what you were looking for? Feel free to leave me your comments in the comment box below or contact me directly. I would love to hear from you. 🙂