17 Travel movies on Netflix, you need to stream right now!

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Travel movies on Netflix are the best way to treat your travel bug right now. When you can’t visit the places yourself, the best way to experience virtual travel is through cinema.

In this blog, I am going to take you through a list of travel movies streaming right now on Netflix. These movies are perfect to soothe your wanderlust right now.

I have tried to add all the travel movies on Netflix available right now. While some of these movies are really good, others are decent and a one time watch.

Travel Movies on Netflix

17 Travel movies on Netflix, you need to stream right now!

Netflix has a wide range of travel-based content. From travel documentaries to travel series and movies, there is enough to keep your travel desires fulfilled.

Here’s the updated list of Travel movies on Netflix, you need to add to your binge list:

1.   Before Sunrise (1995)
2.   Eurotrip (2004)
3.   The Bucket List (2007)
4.   Wine Country (2019)
5.   Eat Pray Love (2010)
6.   Into the Wild (2007)
7.   Up in the Air (2009)
8.   Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
9.   Indiana Jones (1981)
10.   My Travel Buddy (2007)
11.   Holiday in the Wild (2019)
12.   Due Date (2010) 
13.   Easy Rider (1969)
14.   Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara (2011)
15.   Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
16.   Queen (2014)
17.   Tamasha (2015)


I am not saying that these are the best travel movies on Netflix. This is the list of all the movies that you can stream on Netflix right now.  Take note that I haven’t included documentaries of any kind in this list.

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1.   Before Sunrise: One of the Best Travel Movies on Netflix

This movie is actually a part of a trilogy – Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight. However, Netflix has only the first one. The movie describes a relationship between two travellers who meet on a training Europe.

While talking to each other in the lanes of Vienna, they share stories and form a beautiful connection. The reason I love this movie so much is that despite having a simple story, it displays human emotions in a very beautiful manner.

  • Main Cast: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
  • Director: Richard Linklater
  • Language: English
  • Locations: Vienna

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2.  EuroTrip: Go on this funny Europe Trip with a Group of Goofy Friends

This travel movie is a decent watch if you need some silly laughs. The plot of the movie revolves around friends backpacking around Europe in search of a German pen pal.

The film is set in Europe and covers some of the most well-known European travel destinations.

  • Main Cast: Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg, Travis Wester
  • Director:  Jeff Schaffer
  • Language: English
  • Locations: London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bratislava, Berlin, and Rome

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3.  The Bucket List:  A heartfelt movie about living life to the fullest

A heart-warming film about two terminally ill men who head on a road trip before they kick the bucket. The movie takes you through many countries as the duo experiences life to the fullest.

Starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freemen, the movie is inspirational and sentimental. Although, if you are looking for something lighter, you might want to avoid it.

  • Main Cast: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd
  • Director: Rob Reiner
  • Language: English
  • Locations: India, Egypt, France, China, Tanzania, USA

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4.  Wine Country: Take a Netflix tour with the funniest group of ladies 

I saw this movie only a few days back and totally loved it. Starring my favourite female comic Tina Fey, the movie is about a girls’ trip to Napa Valley.

A lovely heartwarming movie, what I loved most about the movie were the beautiful vineyards.

  • Main Cast: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd
  • Director: Rob Reiner
  • Language: English
  • Locations: Napa Valley, California

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5.   Eat Pray Love: Stream one of the most celebrated travel movies on Netflix 

This is one of the most celebrated travel movies and also one of my favourites. The movie is based on the book Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, which I would highly recommend.

The movie takes you on the self-discovery journey of a woman as she goes off on her journey around the world. A must watch for all those who love to travel.

  • Main Cast: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis
  • Director: Ryan Murphy
  • Language: English
  • Locations: USA, Italy, India, Indonesia

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6. Into the Wild: Inspired by the true story of an American hiker 

The movie is based on a true story of an American hiker, Christopher Johnson McCandless, also known by the pseudonym Alexander Supertramp.

The story chases Christopher as he sets out on a road trip through the USA before ending up in Alaska. If I say anything beyond that, it would be a spoiler! Watch it if you haven’t already.

If you would like to know more, I would recommend the book Into the Wild written by Jon Krakauer.

  • Main Cast: Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Jena Malone
  • Director: Sean Penn
  • Language: English
  • Locations:  USA- Oregon, Alaska, Arizona, and South Dakota

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7.  Up in the Air:  A Movie for People, constantly on the move

Up in the Air is a movie about a person who is constantly on the move. He loves his life on the road and believes that moving is living.

The movie is based on the book Up in the air by American Novelist Walter Kirn. The movies bring out questions and emotions related to living a life that is constantly on the move.

  • Main Cast: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Danny McBride
  • Director: Jason Reitman
  • Language: English
  • Locations:  USA- Las Vegas, Florida

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8. Seven Years in Tibet: An inspiring story of a hiker who spends time with a young Dalai Lama

The movie is based on the Book, Seven Years in Tibet: My Life Before, During and After by Heinrich Harrer.  This biographical film is an account of the experience of the author in Tibet between 1944 and 1951 where he spends time with a young Dalai Lama.

Although the movie is about Tibet; it has been shot in Argentina and British Columbia. It is a wonderful movie that gives an insight into the Tibetan and Buddhist cultures.

  • Main Cast: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Danny Denzongpa, Mako
  • Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
  • Language: English
  • Locations:  Argentina and Canada 

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9. Indiana Jones: Go on an adventure 

This series has to be on every traveller’s bucket list. Although the series has 4 movies, on Netflix you can watch the first in the series- Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.

This classic is considered to be one of the best travel films of all time. So, if you haven’t watched it yet, you must do it now.

  • Main Cast: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • Language: English
  • Locations:  USA, France

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10.   My Travel Buddy:  A funny Turkish Movie of two friends on the road 

This is a two-part series and both the movies are available on Netflix. The movies revolve around the adventure and road trips of a duo. This is one of the lesser-known travel movies.

This Turkish movie is fun to watch as it takes you through beautiful Turkish towns. Give it a try if you want to watch something goofy.

  • Main Cast: Oguzhan Koç, İbrahim Büyükak, Emre Kınay, Aslı Bekiroğlu, Eda Ece, Bahar Sahin
  • Director: Bedran Güzel
  • Language: Turkish
  • Locations:  Turkey

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11.  Holiday in the Wild: A decent watch for Elephant Lovers 

This is a romantic movie that centres around a woman who goes alone on a holiday without her husband.

More than the story, what I actually liked about the movie is the location. The movie is shot beautifully and has a decent storyline.

  • Main Cast: Rob Lowe, Kristin Davis
  • Director: Ernie Barbarash
  • Language: English
  • Locations:  Zambia

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12. Due Date: Take a funny road trip across the United States 

If you are a Zach Galifianakis fan like me, you will like this movie. This movie takes you on a beautiful yet hilarious road trip.

The movie takes you on a road trip across the United States and the landscapes are nothing less than amazing.

  • Main Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Juliette Lewis, Jamie Foxx,
  • Director: Todd Phillips
  • Language: English
  • Locations:  USA- Las Cruces, New Mexico, Atlanta, Georgia, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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13.  Easy Rider: A Classic Motorcycle Travelogue

The movie is a motorcycle travelogue that follows the main characters on their journey from Mexico to Los Angeles to New Orleans.

The film is shot across varied landscapes including deserts and towns. I feel this is one of the best travel movies on Netflix right now.

  • Main Cast: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson
  • Director: Dennis Hopper
  • Language: English
  • Locations:  Mexico and USA

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14.  Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara: One of the best Bollywood Travel Movies on Netflix

The movie is synonymous with Spain. The plot takes you on a road trip adventure of three friends through Spain as they discover themselves in the process.

The movie has some stunning visuals and adventures that among others include sea diving, sky falls and the Tomatina festival.

  • Main Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif, Kalki Koechlin
  • Director: Zoya Akhtar
  • Language: Hindi
  • Locations:  Spain

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15.  Dil Chahta Hai: An Absolute Must Watch

One of my all-time favourite Bollywood movies, Dil Chahta is a treat for travellers as well. Trust me, nothing has boosted Goa tourism more than this movie. So, much so that Chapora Fort has is famously known in Goa as the Dil Chahta hai Fort.

Feel the Goa vibe with this amazing movie to quench your wanderlust.

  • Main Cast: Aamir Khan,  Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, Dimple Kapadia
  • Director: Farhan Akhtar
  • Language: Hindi
  • Locations:  Goa (India), Australia

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16.  Queen: Experience a woman’s journey of self-discovery 

This again is a simple yet heartwarming Bollywood film that takes the protagonist on a solo trip to Europe where she discovers her own identity.

The movie is a wonderful depiction of a woman’s journey as she explores friendships and learns to be independent.

  • Main Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao,  Lisa Haydon
  • Director: Vikas Bahl
  • Language: Hindi
  • Locations:  Paris, Amsterdam, Delhi (India)

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17.  Tamasha: Experience the visually stunning Corsica in Spain

Shot in the beautiful city of Corsica in Spain, the movie is yet another Bollywood film where the protagonist is on a path of self-discovery.

So, if you still haven’t thought of including Spain in your Wishlist, maybe it is time to change that.

  • Main Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone
  • Director: Imtiaz Ali
  • Language: Hindi
  • Locations:  Corsica (Spain), Himachal Pradesh (India)

So, while you are at home with no plans to go out, these movies should keep you entertained. Let me know in the comment section if I forgot to list any travel movie that is currently available on Netflix.



Divya Sarjolta

I am a die-hard traveller. Academically, I am a Gold Medalist and PhD in Economics. I hail from the beautiful town of Shimla and am a Himachali by birth. I enjoy exploring life to the fullest and have pursued quite a lot of backpacking trips around India, Two things I crave more than anything else is good food and travel. I try to lead my life by my favourite lines from Game of Thrones. As Oberyn Martell puts it, “It is a big and beautiful world. Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don’t want to be most of us.” So, explore while you can.