Gantt chart for Excel

This Gantt chart template makes it easy to outline your project's key stages, deliverables, and dates.




  • Enter your project name in cell D2 and its start date in E4
  • Add individual tasks in column C
  • Enter Start Date and End Date for each task in columns D and E, respectively. Duration, Days Complete and Days Remaining will be calculated automatically
  • To add more tasks, simply insert a new row
  • The timeline will auto-populate with your tasks and deadlines
  • Download it as an Excel file
  • Print it, email it, throw it a 70th birthday party

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Gantt Chart?

    A Gantt Chart is a project management tool that helps you visualize a project's deliverables and schedule. It shows project dependencies, progress, and more on a horizontal bar chart.

How do I make a Gantt Chart?

    Creating a Gantt chart from scratch is pretty time-consuming. But if you use this template, all you need to do is add the project tasks as well as their planned start and end dates, and let the built-in formatting take care of the rest.

Is this template free?

    As free as a bird! (So, yes.)

Can I edit this template?

    You can change ALL THE THINGS about this template. Get rid of the HubSpot logo, replace it with your own, change the color palette, choose a new font, etc.
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