50 Travel songs to put on your Playlist

Music is a must have when travelling — whether it’s waiting for hours at the airport, sitting on the train, driving or queuing for the bus — some good earphones and a great playlist will make the time pass a lot quicker (and get you into the travel mood). We have made a list of some of our favourite travel tunes that help us get through some of the less enjoyable parts of the journey and that make the good times even more memorable. If your best travel songs are not here, let us know and we’ll be sure to add them!

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words, and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo

General Travel Tunes

“Giants” — Take that

“Sunset Jesus” — Avicii

“Wake me Up” — Avicii

“Summer of 69” — Bryan Adams

“I’m Alive”— Celine Dion

“Closer” — The Chainsmokers

“Summer Sunshine” — The Corrs

“Ocean” — Mike Perry

“Sunrise” — Kygo

“Runaway” — Mat Kearny

“Sun Goes Down” — Robin Schulz

“Soak up the Sun” — Sheryl Crow

“There She Goes” — The La’s

“Every Evening” — 2Am Club

“Fast Car”— Tracy Chapman

“Stay Young” — Mike Perry

“Cross my Mind” — Arizona

“All Star” — Smash Mouth

“Ride like the Wind” — Christopher Cross

“Life is a Highway” — Tom Cochran

“Learning to Fly” — Tom Petty

“On Top of the World” — Imagine Dragons

“Good life” — One Republic

“Rich Love” — One Republic

“Hopeless Wanderer” — Mumford and Sons

“Good Life” — One Republic

“500 Miles” — The Proclaimers

Send Me on my Way” — Rusty Root

“Around the World” — Red Hot Chilli Peppers

“I’ve Been Everywhere”— Johnny Cash

“I lived”— One Republic


City/State Centric Songs

“I took a pill in Ibiza” — Mike Posner

“Budapest” — George Ezra

“We’re going to Ibiza” — The Vengaboys

“London Calling” — The Clash

“Walking in Memphis” — Marc Cohn

“Jessie” — Joshua Kadison

“London” — DJ Antoine & Timati ft. Grigory Leps

“Savannah” — Diviners

“Galway Girl” — Ed Sheeran

“Paris” — The Chainsmokers

“Rotterdam or Anywhere” — The Beautiful South

“Empire State of Mind” — Jay-Z ft. Alicia Keyes

“Sweet Home Alabama” — Lynard Skynyrd

“Waking up in Vegas” — Katy Perry

“Africa” — Toto

“Party in the USA” — Miley Cyrus

“Welcome to St Tropez” — DJ Antoine vs Timati ft. Kalenna

“Zambezi” — Tinashe


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2 thoughts

  1. I knew this was going to be great post when the first song listed was one of my favourites…and the reason for most of my travels at the moment! Travelling and gigging is a great combination. Will defo check some of the other songs too.


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