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Travel With Friends Quotes – 33 Epic Quotes About Travelling With Friends!

Like most people, I love cheesy travel quotes. Especially when I’m at home dreaming of travelling, I love reading inspirational travel quotes, especially if paired with epic travel photos.

My favourites are usually the cute ones about forming friendships and relationships on the road. Which is why I put together a compilation of all the best travel with friends quotes!

This post is full of quotes that are all dedicated to the beauty of travelling with your mates.

Whether you’re looking for a cute travel buddies quote for your next Instagram photo, or an inspirational quote to reflect on your last trip, here you will probably find it.

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Short travel buddies quotes

I thought I’d start this post nice and easy, with some of my favourite short quotes about travelling with friends.

“Sometimes all you need is a great friend and a tank of gas.” – Thelma & Louise 

“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” Izaak Walton

“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

There is an unspoken bond you create with the friends you travel with.Kristen Sarah

“Together is our favourite place to be.” – Unknown

“Good times and tan lines.” – Unknown – I use this beach quote quite a lot to caption my beach photos!

“Travel is better with friends.” – Unknown

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Memorable quotes about making friends on the road

These are my favourite travel and friendship quotes.

Meeting new people on the road is one of the best things about travelling, so it’s only fair that there would be so many memorable quotes about it (there are also many epic quotes about solo travel!)

“We are all travellers in the wilderness of the world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“The fastest way to make a friend for life is to travel with a stranger” – Unknown It might sound crazy but I actually agree with this! I met my friend and fellow blogger Hanna of Solar Powered Blonde in Marrakech, four months later we ended up travelling together for two months to Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Philippines, and it was one of the best trips of my life!

“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.” – Edith Wharton

“There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t met yet.” – William Butler Yeats

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“It’s the friends we meet along the way that help us appreciate the journey.”Unknown

“A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.” – Maya Angelou

“We are travellers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.” – Paul Coelho

“The more I traveled, the more I realized fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” Shirley MacLaine

“We all start as strangers.” – Unknown

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Quotes that make for perfect Instagram captions about trips with friends

Because when you’re having a good time with the people you love, you want everybody to know! These travel with friends quotes will make for awesome Instagram travel captions.

After all, nobody wants to sit around for hours trying to craft a funny or inspirational Instagram caption. Just copy these ones and you’re good to go! 

“In life, it’s not where you go – it’s who you travel with.” – Charles M. Schulz

“Sometimes all you need is a great friend and thirst for adventure.” Unknown

“Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” Unknown

“Friends, sun, sand, and sea – that sounds like a summer to me.” Unknown

“Take memories, leave only footprints.” – Unknown

“Life by the water is always better, especially with a few good friends in tow.” Unknown 

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Funny quotes about travelling with friends

After the deep motivational quotes, it’s time for some funny ones! After all, travelling with friends is always fun, and it’s only fair that these travel quotes reflect that.

 “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

“It was us against the world.” – Burnell Glanzer

 “You can pack for every occasion, but a good friend will always be the best thing you could bring!” – Unknown

“And if I am not alone, then neither are you, and hand in hand we can marvel together at the strangeness of the human condition.” – Stephen Fry

“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway

“No road is too long with good company.” – Turkish proverb

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Adventure with friends quotes

Is there anything better than going on an adventure with your mates? These adventure quotes are specific to living your travel bucket list with your friends. 

“As soon as I saw you, I knew a grand adventure was about to happen.” – Winnie The Pooh 

Sharing adventures means enjoying them 100% more.Unknown

“Everyone needs this friend that calls and says; ‘Get dressed, we’re going on an adventure!’” – Unknown

A good friend listens to your adventures. Your best friend makes them with you.” – Unknown

“Good times and crazy friends make the best memories.” Unknown

“When you get lost in a really strange place, nothing is more comforting than finding your friend whom you trust and can show the way.” Toba Beta

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Inspirational quotes about travelling with friends

I couldn’t help but end this compilation with some inspirational quotes, that will leave you thinking and ready to call up your friends and purchase a flight!

 “As with any journey, who you travel with is more important than the destination.” – Unknown

“The best things in life are the people we love, the places we’ve been, and the memories we’ve made along the way.” Unknown

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go further, go together.”African proverb

“I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it’s not some place you can look for. Because it’s not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something. And if you find that moment… it lasts forever.” – Alex Garland, The Beach – I guess this one isn’t explicitly about travelling with your mates, but it is about making connections on the road. It’s from one of the most epic travel movies (inspired on an awesome travel book), which inspired me (and many others like me) to visit Thailand!

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all people 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

I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.Leonardo di Caprio

“Don’t be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” — Richard Bach

"Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing the lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain".

Final thoughts on the best quotes about trips with friends 

There you have it, the ultimate compilation of quotes about travelling with friends! Are there other quotes that you think should feature on this list? Let me know in the comments below!

Whether you’re looking for a cute travel and friendship quote to caption your latest Instagram photo, or an inspirational quote to motivate you to book that next trip with your friends, I hope you found what you’re looking for in this post.

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