How to Fast Travel in Baldur’s Gate 3

How to Fast Travel in Baldur’s Gate 3

The world of Baldur’s Gate 3 is already pretty enormous in Early Access and it’s only 1/5 of the promised final map size. According to an estimate, the Early Access map is worth 25+ hours of gameplay/content and if you’re a beginner, it may take you even more time. Keeping in mind the cosmic size of the world of Baldur’s Gate 3, simply walking towards your objectives or missions will be inconvenient. Therefore, learning to fast travel in Baldur’s Gate 3 might come in handy. In this guide, we’ll explain everything you need to know about how to Fast Travel in Baldur’s Gate 3.

How to Fast Travel in Baldur’s Gate 3

The ability to fast travel in Baldur’s Gate 3 is possible through special “Waypoints”. These waypoints appear as glowing “Ancient Rune Circles” which are inscribed on rocks and walls in the game. When you find and interact with one, a message saying “You’ve Unlocked a Waypoint” will pop-up.

It’ll start showing on the map as a “Purple Whirlpool Icon” and also will permanently unlock the general area which you found it in. Now, you’ll be able to fast travel to this particular location at any time using these unlocked waypoints. After unlocking different waypoints, the procedure for fast travel is pretty straightforward. To fast travel in Baldur’s Gate 3, you need to:

  1. Open the map by pressing “M” or whichever button you’ve set to “Toggle Map”.
  2. You’ll see a waypoints list on the top right side of the map screen.
  3. Choose the location where you want to fast travel.
  4. Click at that location’s name under waypoints.
  5. After a brief loading screen you’ll teleport to that particular location.

You can unlock waypoints all over the map by going to them once and activating them. In this way, you’ll have the entire map with all possible fast travel locations at your disposal, allowing you to fast travel whenever you want, wherever you want.

This is how you can unlock the ability to fast travel in Baldur’s Gate 3. To learn more about the game, you can check out our detailed Baldur’s Gate 3 wiki guides.