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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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Jackie Evancho

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17 16
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r-gold added Creedence Clearwater Revival

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11 9
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Cinderella

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23 23
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Esavi added Bachman–Turner Overdrive

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23 23
Born to Run is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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17 16
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28 29
We Gotta Get Out of This Place... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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16 15
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The Who

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28 29
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The Who

10
16 15
Midnight Train to Georgia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Gladys Knight & the Pips

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16 15
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punksnotdead added Golden Earring

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10 8
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Esavi added Bachman–Turner Overdrive

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34 36
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Esavi added Journey

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16 15
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Esavi added Iron Maiden

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26 28
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Tom Islava added Willie Nelson

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26 28
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Steppenwolf

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46 47
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America

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21 21
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45 49
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Deep Purple

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33 35
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Simon and Garfunkel

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15 14
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Climax Blues Band

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27 28
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

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27 28
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Ray Charles

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15 14
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Esavi added The Doobie Brothers

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9 7
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Esavi added George Thorogood & The Destroyers

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36 40
Immigrant Song is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
r-gold added Led Zeppelin

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9 7
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Esavi added Eagles

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32 34
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Eagles

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9 7
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Esavi added Mike + The Mechanics

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32 34
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Roy Orbison

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30 33
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r-gold added Led Zeppelin

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26 27
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32 34
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Esavi added AC/DC

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20 20
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Esavi added Foghat

35
14 13
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Esavi added Sammy Hagar

36
25 26
Dream On is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Esavi added Aerosmith

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25 26
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19 19
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Esavi added Deep Purple, Flashback!, Joe Satriani

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13 12
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Esavi added Eddie Rabbitt

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19 19
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Esavi added Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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13 12
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Cinderella

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7 5
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7 5
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Esavi added Ace

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24 25
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Lynyrd Skynyrd

45
23 25
Goodby Yellow Brick Road is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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18 18
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Esavi added Eagles

47
19 17
Going Up the Country is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling
Canned Heat

48
12 12
King of the Road Roger Miller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling

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12 11
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Esavi added Rush

50
15 13
On the Road Again - Canned Hea... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs About Traveling