115 Super Happy Journey Wishes [Plus Happy Journey Quotes!]

Want some happy journey wishes to send someone who’s going travelling? Check out this long list of wishes for a happy journey and happy journey quotes!


Looking for some happy journey wishes? I hope this post helps!

Most of us didn’t get to travel much (…or at all!) during the pandemic.

But now that almost everything has finally opened up again, it seems like everyone’s jetting off somewhere exciting!

Is your friend, family member, or significant other about to embark on a new journey?

Whether their journey involves travel, a big move, a career change, or something else, they deserve more than a standard “happy journey wish.”

That’s where I hope this list of happy journey wishes and quotes for you to choose from.

Keep reading below for 115 classic, funny, romantic, and unusual ways to send wishes for a happy journey!


Let’s dive into 115 options for anyone who’s hunting for a happy journey wish!

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Short & Sweet Happy Journey Wishes

Let’s start with some traditional ways to send someone a happy journey wish.

These bite-sized happy journey messages are perfect for a text message or a handwritten note.

1. Have a safe trip!

2. Bon voyage and safe travels.

3. Enjoy the journey and call me when you get there.

4. Don’t worry — you’ll get there safe and sound.

5. Wishing you a very safe and happy journey!

6. I hope your journey is a happy, stress-free one. Enjoy the ride!

7. Travel safely and have a wonderful holiday.

8. Wishing you a happy journey and lots of relaxation once you get there.

9. Have a safe flight and don’t forget to text me when you land.


“All the best for your new adventure!”

11. No worries — you got this.

12. Have a safe and happy journey and know that we’re all rooting for you.

13. Get out there and make a difference in the world!

14. Wishing you all the best on your exciting new journey.

15. Good luck with your upcoming adventure.

16. Remember, it’s not the destination — it’s the journey that counts.

17. I’ll miss you while you’re away but I hope you have a wonderful time.

18. Your journey has just begun — good luck in everything you do!

19. Wishing you the best of luck and nothing but success in the future.

20. I’m so happy that you’re finally taking this journey. All the best!


Next up: some happy journey messages that should put a smile on the recipient’s face.

Funny Happy Journey Messages

Want to make your friend laugh when they read your message? These funny happy journey wishes are guaranteed to make them giggle!

21. I know you hate flying, but it sure beats swimming. Have a safe trip!

22. If you leave without saying goodbye, I will hunt you down… And I will hug you. Can’t wait to hear all about your adventures.

23. Every time you feel lonely, just close your eyes and think about all the amazing gifts you’ll bring for me when you come back. Have an epic holiday!

24. I’m not wishing that you fail, but I’m just saying that if you do, remember that you can always come back.


“There’s no deeper pain than watching a friend leave, especially when it’s a friend who pays for my meals! Have a safe journey back home.”

26. Go crazy in the duty-free store, that’s what it’s there for. (And don’t forget to buy something for me too!)

27. No one ever accomplished anything great from their comfort zone. So get outside of yours, embrace this journey, and live a little!

28. They say that you should fill your life with experiences, not things. Well, you already have enough stuff, so go out there and create some unforgettable memories on this journey.

29. “So long, and thanks for all the fish!” — Douglas Adams


Want some romantic travelling wishes to send someone? Check out this next section:

Romantic Wishes for a Happy Journey

Do you want to reassure your partner that you’ll miss them while they’re away?

Bring a smile to their face with one of these thoughtful, romantic best journey wishes.

30. There’s so much I want to say when you return. For now, let me just say, “I love you” and I can’t wait ‘til you get home!

31. I hope this journey is as meaningful as you’ve hoped it would be. Have a safe trip and enjoy every moment.

32. The world is a book and those who don’t travel read only one page. Time to write your own amazing stories, my love.

33. You haven’t even left yet, but I already miss you so much. Have a wonderful journey and hurry home to me soon.

34. Have a wonderful trip, make lots of amazing memories, and stay safe until we meet again.

35. You’ve been waiting for this day for a long day, and I’m so glad it’s finally here. Enjoy every second, my darling.


“Enjoy the beauty of the sunset and nature’s farewell kiss for the night. I’ll miss you while you’re away!”

37. Have a wonderful time on your journey, sweetheart, and then hurry home. I miss you already!

38. I always miss you when you’re away, but I know how much this journey means to you. Have a wonderful time and think of me every day!

39. I’ll be counting down the days until I see you again. Until then, have an amazing journey and make unforgettable memories.

40. I hope you learn so much about yourself on this journey and, when you return home, that you share your new self with me.

41. “The journey between what you once were and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.” — Barbara De Angelis


A memorable happy journey wish always goes down a treat.

Memorable Best Journey Wishes

Still haven’t found the perfect words to share? Consider one of these unique and memorable ways to express safe travelling wishes.

42. If you feel nervous about the journey, think about what awaits you at the destination. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

43. Let your joy be in your journey, not some distant destination.

44. May the air be clear, your flight be smooth, your plane be safe, and the skies be blue.

45. I wish you didn’t have to leave so soon, but I’ll always remember the time we spent together. Wishing you nothing but the best in the journey ahead.

46. I hope this journey brings joy to your heart and peace to your mind.


“Good friends never say goodbye, they simply say “see you soon.””

48. I know you’ve had this goal for a long time, and I’m so happy you’re finally taking this journey. I hope you find everything you’ve been searching for.

49. It was always your dream to explore the world, so go out there and do it! Stay safe but don’t be afraid to take a few chances too.

50. Take care of yourself on this epic journey. I can’t wait to hear all about it when you return!

51. Everything you want is on the other side of your fears. Embrace this journey and conquer your fears!

52. “Friends are companions on a journey who ought to aid each other to persevere on the road to a happier life.” — Pythagoras


Next up: a long list of happy journey quotes that you could include in a message.

Famous Happy Journey Quotes

How many famous quotes, poems, and one-liners can you think of that involve going on a journey? Check out the list below and see which ones resonate with you.

53. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” — Confucius

54. “To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

55. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” — Lao Tzu

56. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” — Babs Hoffman

57. “Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.” — Samuel Smiles

58. “Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever.” — Peter Hagerty

59. “A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike.” — John Steinbeck

60. “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” — Anthony Bourdain

61. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” — Andre Gide

62. “Life is not a project, but a journey to be enjoyed.” — Catherine Pulsifer

63. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” — Martin Buber

64. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” — Helen Keller

65. “The journey is the reward.” — Tao Proverb

66. “Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.” — Lyndon B. Johnson


“The only journey is the one within.”

— Rainer Maria Rilke

68. “A ship in a harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” — John A. Shedd

69. “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance, and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.” — Oprah Winfrey

70. “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” — Matsuo Basho

71. “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” — Tim Cahill

72. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson

73. “Life is a journey. When we stop, things don’t go right.” — Pope Francis

74. “Sometimes the longest journey we make is the sixteen inches from our heads to our hearts.” — Elena Avila

75. “Sometimes it’s your journey that teaches you about your destination.” — Drake

76. “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” — George Augustus Moore

77. “Life is about waking up. It is a journey of discovery and you’ve already bought the ticket and are sitting on the train.” — Michael Sheridan

78. “The world is waiting for you. Good Luck. Travel Safe. Go!” — Phil Keoghan

79. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” — Winnie The Pooh

80. “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” — Ursula K. LeGuin

81. “Take care of yourself. No one else knows what your soul needs.” – Aston G.

82. “When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars.” — Nancy Willard


Some of the best journey wishes can be found in other languages…

Wishes for Bon Voyage (& Other Languages)

Is your friend moving abroad? Do you have a family member taking off on a gap year or an extended volunteer opportunity?

Whatever the case, wish them well with one of these beautiful foreign phrases about journeys, good luck, and achieving goals.

83. Afrikaans: Beste wense

84. Albanian: Urimet më të mira

85. Bahasa Indonesian: Semoga sukses

86. Basque: Desio onenak

87. Bosnian: Sve najbolje

88. Catalan: Els meus millors desitjos

89. Cebuano: Labing maayo nga mga pangandoy

90. Croatian: Najbolje želje

91. Czech: Všechno nejlepší

92. Danish: Bedste ønsker

93. Dutch: Beste wensen

94. French: Meilleurs vœux

95. German: Die besten Wünsche

96. Haitian Creole: Nou voye meyè souwè

97. Hindi: Namaste

98. Hmong: Qhov zoo tshaj plaws xav

99. Hungarian: Legjobbakat kívánom

100. Icelandic: Bestu óskir

101. Italian: Auguri

102. Lithuanian: Geriausi linkėjimai

103. Mandarin Chinese: Nǐ hǎo má

104. Polish: Wszystkiego najlepszego

105. Portuguese: Muitas felicidades

106. Romanian: Cele mai bune gânduri

107. Slovenian: Najboljše želje

108. Spanish: Los mejores deseos

109. Sudanese: Salam

110. Swahili: Kila la heri

111. Swedish: Med vänliga hälsningar

112. Tagalog: Maligayang pagbati

113. Turkish: En iyi dileklerimle

114. Vietnamese: Lời chúc tốt nhất

115. Xhosa: Ngeminqweno emihle

Use These Travelling Wishes for Every Occasion

Did this list of happy journey wishes get your creative juices flowing?

Whether you choose a message that’s funny, heartwarming, poetic, or short and sweet, your loved one is sure to be touched by your thoughtfulness!

Bookmark this list and refer back to it the next time someone you know is setting off on a new adventure.

That way, you’ll always have something positive and inspiring to share.

Speaking of positivity and inspiration, could you use more of both in your life?

Check out these tips on how to grow through what you go through.