With its variety of missions and tasks in the game, various players often ask How many missions are in GTA 5. Let's check out the number of missions in this game and answer this question here.

Prologue Mission
Prologue mission is the first and opening mission of the game that let you get familiar with GTA 5.

How many missions are in GTA 5?

There are 69 main story missions and a long list of side missions for different characters in GTA 5. Those missions are divided into seven groups. You need to complete the GTA 5 mission list in order. You can only unlock further parts of the story, missions, and characters when completing certain missions in GTA 5 in the right order.

Here are 7 groups of GTA 5 missions categorized based on the locations.

  • Ludendorff, North Yankton: Prologue mission.
  • Los Santos: From mission #1 Frankin & Lamar to mission #14 The Jewel Store Job.
  • Blaine County: From mission #15 Mr. Philips to mission #19 Friends Reunited.
  • Los Santos: From mission #20 Fame or Shame to mission #40 Caida Libre.
  • Blaine County Missions: From mission #41 Minor Turbulence to mission #47 Monkey Business.
  • Los Santos Missions: From mission #48 Hang Ten to mission #68 The Big Score.
  • Ending: The Third Way mission.
The Third Way Mission
The Third Way mission is the last mission in the mission list of GTA 5 Story Mode.

Those are the main locations of all main missions in GTA 5 Story Mode. You will control different characters to complete paralleled missions. Keep in mind that you need to do them in order. Go through the Prologue mission to The Third Way mission to complete the Story Mode of the game. There are many funny GTA story missions with mind-blowing rewards.

Mission Checklist
You can check out characters' careers to know how many percents of missions you have completed.

How to find missions in GTA 5

As players have to do GTA 5 missions in order, finding what mission one has to take in the game is very simple.

To find which mission you have to complete in GTA 5, open the map and follow the direction to start the mission. After completing one mission, the game system will show you the next mission and starting location. You need to drive or walk to the yellow circle marked on the ground to start the mission.

Start A Mission
Walk into the yellow circle marked on the ground to begin the job.

Then, switch to the required character for that mission. Franklin, Trevor, and Michael are the three protagonists in GTA 5. Each character has a unique color and symbol marked on the map to show players the main character to do the mission. For example:

  • The green F symbol shows Franklin's missions.
  • The blue M symbol shows Michael's missions.
  • The red T symbol shows Trevor's missions.
  • If you see a question mark on the map, it's a Strangers and Freaks mission.

Besides, the objectives will be displayed on the bottom of the screen to show you steps to complete in-game missions.

Follow The Direction
Follow the direction on the screen to complete objectives and missions.

Most asked questions about missions in GTA 5

Apart from the main missions in GTA 5 Story Mode, Bounty, assassination, and heist are the three most favorite mission categories in this game. Here are the three most asked questions about missions of those categories.

#1. How many bounty missions in GTA 5?

There are five bounty missions in GTA 5 and 20 bounty targets in this game. The game will select the bounty targets randomly from these 20 possible NPCs. Then, players need to play in Freemode in the Online session of Grand Theft Auto 5 to unlock and complete these missions.

Bounty Missions In Gta 5
GTA 5 has five bounty missions.

#2. How many assassination missions in GTA 5?

GTA 5 also has five assassination missions. Those assassination missions are the side missions in the series of Lester's Assassinations, including:

  • The Hotel Assassination.
  • The Multi-Target Assassination.
  • The Vice Assassination.
  • The Bus Assassination.
  • The Construction Assassination.

Note: The Hotel Assassination is also listed as one of the main story missions since it's the introduction to this list of assassination side missions. Moreover, it's also the only assassination mission related to the storyline.

Assassination Missions
The Hotel Assassination is also listed as one of the main story missions.

#3. How many heist missions are in GTA 5?

There are six heist missions in GTA 5 Story Mode and eight heists in GTA Online. Heists are always exciting and fruitful. Here is the list of six heist missions in GTA 5 Story Mode, ranked from the best to the worst.

  • The Big Score
  • The Bureau Raid
  • The Jewel Store Job
  • Blitz Play
  • The Paleto Score
  • The Merryweather Heist

A lot of GTA players love heist missions because heists let them show off their game skills, such as shooting, driving, and making plans. As crime is one of the main content of this game.

Those are basic things you need to know to answer the questions 'How many missions are in GTA 5' as well as the most asked questions about the game mission. Let's start with the Prologue mission and complete the game with The Third Way mission.

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