These Train Travel Instagram Captions Will Perfectly Capture Your Wanderlust

Whether you're on a cross-country trip or just hopping to the next town over, a train ride is a momentous occasion that should be commemorated with an Insta pic or two.

If you're struggling to come up with the perfect caption for your train pics, we think one of these will probably get the job done.

For the shot of you happily boarding a train to a distant land:

"All aboard."


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For when the train ride is just as memorable as the destination:

"The train is a small world moving through a larger world."

-Alisha Cooper

Unsplash: train traveling through autumn landscape

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For heading somewhere with someone you love:

"You know that my train could take you home."

-"willow," Taylor Swift


For traveling with purpose:

"Stay focused on the track."


For when missing your train is actually a blessing in disguise:

"The only way of catching a train I discovered is to miss the train before."

-Gilbert K. Chesterton


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For your holiday train trip:

"Rain, trains and candy canes."


For the pic of you gazing thoughtfully out the window:

"My favorite journey is looking out the window."

-Edward Gorey


For when your journey makes all your worries melt away:

"I like trains. I like their rhythm, and I like the freedom of being suspended between two places, all anxieties of purpose taken care of: for this moment I know where I am going."

-Anna Funder, Strasiland: Stories From Behind the Berlin Wall


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For the image capturing your railway read:

"One should always have something sensational to read in the train."

-Oscar Wilde


For the train ride that makes you feel like part of something bigger:

"Trains tap into some deep American collective memory."

-Dana Frank


For the pic of you posing in front of the engine:

"There isn't a train I wouldn't take."

-Edna St. Vincent Millay


For when you're feeling totally distracted on your long train trip:

"I've lost my train of thought."

Unsplash: Train on snowy track going into tunnel

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For the dreamiest photo from your train ride:

"There's something about the sound of a train that's very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful."

-Paul Simon


For the series of images showcasing the incredible sites you've passed:

"To travel by train is to see nature and human beings, towns and churches and rivers. In fact, to see life."

-Agatha Christie


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For when the journey is more fun than the destination:

"I love to travel, but hate to arrive."

-Albert Einstein


For when traveling by train introduces you to wonders you never expected:

"Anything is possible on a train; a great meal, a binge, a visit from card players, an intrigue, a good night's sleep, and stranger's monologues framed like Russian short stories."

-Paul Theroux


For staring out the window with your headphones in:

"Is there anything better than a view and your favorite playlist?"


For when you feel like you're headed in the right direction, both physically and emotionally:

"On the right track."


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For when you notice something on your train ride that nobody else seemed to see:

"A traveler without observation is a bird without wings."

-Moslih Eddin Saadi

Unsplash: Friends staring out train window at mountain

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For your most philosophical train selfie:

"If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train."

-Marianne Williamson


For when you absolutely can't wait to get where you're headed:

"Next stop, adventure."


For when your mind is running as fast as the train you're riding:

"Riding the train gives too much time to think."

-Judith Guest


For your favorite moment from your long, wonderful train ride:

"Life is the train, not the station."

-Paulo Coelho


For when your travels are a true adventure:

"Sometimes, it's the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination."


Unsplash: train on bridge with steam

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For the window view of something you've only seen in photographs:

"Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times."


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