These travel with friends quotes perfectly capture what it’s like to travel with an old buddy or make a new friend on the road. Use them for your social media updates or Instagram captions next time you’re travelling with your mates.
Let’s be honest – travel is always better when it’s shared with someone (or someones!) special. These days, I usually go with my partner or travel solo. But when I do get a chance to travel with friends, it’s always a memorable experience.
Some of the strongest bonds are forged through travel – both happy experiences and challenges. If you want to put a friendship to the test, just try travelling together!
These funny, memorable and poignant quotes about travelling with friends make perfect captions for your next girls weekend, camping excursion or road trip.
Whether it’s an old friend from home or a new friend you’ve just met on the road, I hope you agree they capture the essence of shared experience.
Short travel with friends quotes
These short but sweet quotes about sharing the road with a friend are perfect for social media.
“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
“Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” – Unknown
“No road is long with good company.” – Turkish proverb
“A journey well shared is a journey well enjoyed.” – Unknown
“It was us against the world.” – Burnell Glanzer
“Sometimes all you need is a great friend and a tank of gas.” – Thelma and Louise
“A good friend listens to your adventures. Your best friend makes them with you.” – Unknown
“Together is our favourite place to be.” – Unknown
“There is an unspoken bond you create with the friends you travel with.” – Kristen Sarah
“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway
“Good friends follow you anywhere.” – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African proverb
“People are always in good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.” – Samuel Butler
“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” – Izaak Walton
Heartwarming travel buddy quotes
Travel buddies are often friends for life – even after the trip is over.
“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” – Brandi Snyder
“Having a best friend is like having your own little corner of the world to escape to.” – Unknown
“Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus
“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain
Quotes about making friends on the road
Friendships forged on the road are often the best friendships of all. Oftentimes, you’ll meet a traveller from the opposite side of the world and find you have more in common than not.
Making friends with local people can be a wonderful insight into culture and customs. I have several lifelong friends I met when travelling – they are the perfect excuse to go back and revisit places!
“There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” – Jim Henson
“The more I travelled, the more I realized fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine
“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill
“A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.”– Maya Angelou
“There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.” – William Butler Yeats
“We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou
“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.” – Edith Wharton
“If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.” – Zig Ziglar
“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow T. Wilson
“Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.” – John Evelyn
“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” – Anais Nin
“No friendship is an accident.” – O. Henry, Heart of the West
Quotes that prove travel makes friendships stronger
Travel isn’t just about adventure and beautiful sunsets – it usually involves a lot of downtime as well. There’s nothing like a long bus trip to show the true strength of a friendship.
If you’ve ever travelled with one person for a long period, you’ll be able to relate to these travel with friends quotes.
“True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson
“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?” – Eugene Kennedy
“Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli
And of course, things don’t always go to plan! Those times when you have to think on your feet and work as a team really prove the value of having a friend by your side.
“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” – Oprah Winfrey
“There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.” – Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
“I am glad you are here with me. Here at the end of all things, Sam.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King
“My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.” – George R.R. Martin
Sadly, making friends on the road or travelling away from home often means having to part ways with friends. When it comes time to say goodbye, check out these beautiful messages to say farewell and safe travels.
What are your favourite travel with friends quotes?