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Successful musicians spend a lot of time on the road, so it's only natural that they write songs about their constant moving and experiences away from home. This is a ranked list of all songs about traveling, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "travel" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about traveling the world as a subject or theme. A few of these tracks are about modes of transportation, while others are simply about traveling, whether it's a cruise on the ocean or a hike across the country.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the traveling songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more. 
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Take Me There Jackie Evancho

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r-gold added Ramble On Led Zeppelin

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22 22
We Gotta Get Out of This Place... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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Tom Islava added Fly Me to the Moon Tony Bennett

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21 19
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Graceland Paul Simon

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27 29
Immigrant Song is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
r-gold added Immigrant Song Led Zeppelin

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26 27
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Take It Easy Eagles

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26 27
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Esavi added Highway to Hell AC/DC

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Tom Islava added On the Road Again Willie Nelson

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8 6
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Esavi added Drivin' My Life Away Eddie Rabbitt

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19 19
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Hit the Road Jack Ray Charles

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Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra

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punksnotdead added The Passenger Iggy Pop

The Best Country Songs About Traveling

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23 24
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23 24
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27 29
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I Drove All Night Roy Orbison

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15 15
Midnight Train to Georgia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & the Pips

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14 14
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Esavi added Roll on Down the Highway Bachman–Turner Overdrive

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28 31
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Homeward Bound Simon and Garfunkel

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10 8
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The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

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22 24
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Goin' Mobile The Who

23
11 11
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Esavi added Night Moves Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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11 11
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Esavi added Run to the Hills Iron Maiden

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14 13
Going Up the Country is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Going Up the Country Canned Heat

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14 13
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15 16
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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Esavi added I Can't Drive 55 Sammy Hagar

The Best Countries to Travel To

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5 4
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urmetaldj666 added Johnny Cash Highwayman

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42 46
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Ventura Highway America

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19 19
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Leaving on a Jet Plane Peter, Paul and Mary

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23 26
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Esavi added Wheel in the Sky Journey

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8 8
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punksnotdead added Radar Love Golden Earring

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Highway Star Deep Purple

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r-gold added Under My Wheels Alice Cooper

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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10 11
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Esavi added Life in the Fast Lane Eagles

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19 23
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Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf

38
19 23
Goodby Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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13 15
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Esavi added Slow Ride Foghat

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17 20
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Call Me the Breeze Lynyrd Skynyrd

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11 11
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She's Leaving Home The Beatles

42
8 9
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Couldn't Get It Right Climax Blues Band

14 Music Cruises That Really Rock

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8 9
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Esavi added Listen to the Music The Doobie Brothers

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15 16
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Sound and Vision David Bowie

45
8 10
King of the Road Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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11 13
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Magic Bus The Who

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10 12
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r-gold added Keep on Chooglin' Creedence Clearwater Revival

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10 12
Bus Stop - HOLLIES is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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18 22
Dream On is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Dream On Aerosmith

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8 8
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joebob added 500 Miles