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Python Program to Get the Full Path of the Current Working Directory

In this example, you will learn to get the full path of the current working directory.

To understand this example, you should have the knowledge of the following Python programming topics:


Example 1: Using pathlib module

import pathlib

// path of the given file
print(pathlib.Path("my_file.txt").parent.absolute())

// current working directory
print(pathlib.Path().absolute())

Output

/Users/username
/Users/username

Example 2: Using os module

import os

// path of the given file
print(os.path.dirname(os.path.abspath("my_file.txt")))

// current working directory
print(os.path.abspath(os.getcwd()))

Output

/Users/username
/Users/username