100 Best Long Distance Relationship Songs

Updated on April 4, 2019
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I have been an online writer for over four years. I am passionate about books, philosophy, music, and the music industry.


Nothing compares to the feeling of being in love. When you are deeply in love with someone, you feel confident that every little thing will be alright. Since the internet came into being, dating sites and social networking sites have become a meeting place for people. The number of couples in long distance relationships has grow in recent decades. It takes a big effort by both partners to make this kind of relationship work. The foundation of a healthy relationship is built on trust, honesty, and commitment. Individuals in this kind of relationship need to be sincerely devoted to each other to make their relationship work. When two people are committed and devoted to each other, overcoming trials and tribulations becomes easy. It’s the little moments that make memories special when you are far away from each other.

It's hard being away from the one you love. When you enter a long distance relationship you need to be wise, understanding, and responsible. There are times when you miss your partner like crazy. In times like these, you feel lost and helpless. It can be frustrating to be in this kind of relationship. Sometimes, your mind plays tricks on you and causes you to worry. In such times, you need to find solace in solitude through meaningful and thoughtful songs. When you are able to relate to a song, it can take you on a journey through beautiful thoughts and memories that will cheer up. Certain songs have the power to transform you and help strengthen your relationship with your partner.

Top 10 Long Distance Relationship Songs

  1. “One Call Away”—Charlie Puth
  2. “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”—Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift
  3. “Somewhere Out There”—Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram
  4. “I Want Crazy”—Hunter Hayes
  5. “Hey There Delilah”—Plain White T’s
  6. “From Where Are You”—Lifehouse
  7. “Such Great Heights”—The Postal Service
  8. “FourFiveSeconds”—Rihanna, Kayne West and Paul McCartney
  9. “Long Distance”—Bruno Mars
  10. “Faithfully”—Journey

Best Long Distance Relationship Songs #11-20

11. “Lucky”—Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat

12. “Right Here Waiting”—Richard Marx

13. “You Belong To Me”—Jason Wade

14. “Half a Heart”—One Direction

15. “Love Me Like You Do”—Ellie Goulding

16. “Jet Lag”—Simple Plan featuring Natasha Bedingfield

17. “Need You Now”—Lady Antebellum

18. “Set The Fire to the Third Bar”—Snow Patrol featuring Martha Wainwright

19. “A Thousand Years”—Christina Perri

20. “Many The Miles”—Sara Bareilles

Best Songs For Your Lover Who is Far Away # 21-40

21. “Love Letters”—Ketty Lester

22. “Hello”—Adele

23. “Transatlanticism”—Death Cab For Cutie

24. “I Drove All Night”—Celine Dion

25. “Beating Heart”—Ellie Goulding

26. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”—Marvin Gaye and Tammi Tarrell

27. “Leaving On A Jetplane”—Peter, Paul and Mary

28. “Whenever You Call”—Mariah Carey

29. “All of The Stars”—Ed Sheersn

30. “Far Away”—Nickelback

31. “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)”—The Proclaimers

32. “Keep Holding On”—Avril Lavigne

33. “I Like Me Better”—Lauv

34. “Talking To The Moon”—Bruno Mars

35. “Maps”—Yeah Yeah Yeahs

36. “Home”—Michael Buble

37. “A Thousand Miles”—Vanessa Carlton

38. “So Far Away”—Carole King

39. “Radar Love”—Golden Earring

40. “Calling You”—Blue October

Send Cute LDR Songs to the One You Love

It’s cute to send your lover songs that are lyrically engaging and depict difficult moments with true sincerity. Songs that have reflective lyrics bring about inner healing. Your eyes may well up listening to such songs; however, the tears bring about a newfound hope that makes you stronger and more committed in your relationship. You can also listen to songs that remind you of shy moments you have had together. Such songs evoke beautiful memories that make you smile through hard times. Do not get stuck in a moment with lyrically dark themes in songs. Instead, use the power of positive lyrics and music to motivate your mind to work better towards your long distance relationship.

The list below brings to life a diverse list of songs for long distance relationships. If you have a view or opinion, feel free to scramble or unscramble your thoughts in the comments section. Wish you the best! Cheers!

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Romantic LDR Songs # 41-60

41. “Photograph”—Ed Sheeran

42. “Daylight”—Maroon 5

43. “I Don’t Want To Miss a Thing”—Aerosmith

44. “When Can I See You Again”—Babyface

45. “I Wanna Grow Old With You”—DJ Limmer

46. “Miles Apart”—Yellowcard

47. “I Won’t Give Up”—Jason Mraz

48. “Here Without You”—3 Doors Down

49. “Miles Away”—Winger

50. “Oceans Away”—Arizona

51. “Amnesia”—5 Seconds of Summer

52. “Counting Down The Days”—Natalie Imbruglia

53. “Get Here”—Oleta Adams

54. “Latch”—Disclosure featuring Sam Smith

55. “Nothing Like Us”—Justin Bieber

56. “Crazy For You”—Adele

57. “Love Remembers”—Craig Morgan

58. “40 Kinds of Sadness”—Ryan Cabrera

59. “I Can’t Wait Forever”—Simple Plan

60. “Ours”—Taylor Swift

Best Relationship Songs #61-80

61. “Different Stars”—Trespassers William

62. “Snow On The Sahara”—Anggun

63. “When You’re Gone”—Avril Lavigne

64. “The Promise”—Tracy Chapman

65. “Runnin’ (Lose It All)”—Naughty Boy featuring Beyonce and Arrow Benjamin

66. “Carolina”—Parmalee

67. “A Lonely September”—Plain White T’s

68. “Beating Heart”—Ellie Goulding

69. “More Than Words”—Extreme

70. “Weekend In New England”—Barry Manilow

71. “3000 Miles”—Emblem3

72. “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”—Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend

73. “Never Be Alone”—Shawn Mendes

74. “Fight Song”—Rachel Platten

75. “Home”—Ella Eyre

76. “Best Day of My Life”—American Authors

77. “Carrying Your Love With Me”—George Strait

78. “Haven’t Met You Yet”—Michael Buble

79. “A Great Big World”—Already Home

80. “Thinking Out Loud”—Ed Sheeran

Best LDR Songs When Your are Missing Her Or Him # 81-100

81. “In Case You Didn’t Know”—Brett Young

82. “Bring Me The Night”—Sam Tsui and Kina Grannis

83. “Don’t Know Much”—Aaron Neville and Linda Ronstadt

84. “Proof”—Paramore

85. “Someday”—Meg Donnelly and Milo Manheim

86. “Wish You Were Here”—Avril Lavigne

87. “Kiss Me thru Your Phone”—Soulja Boy

88. “I Won’t Let You Go”—James Morrison

89. “Heroes (We Could Be)”—Alesso featuring Tove Lo

90. “Come Back… Be Here”—Taylor Swift

91. “Wherever You Are”—5 Seconds of Summer

92. “No Air”—Jordin Sparks featuring Chris Brown

93. “Can’t Feel My Face”—The Weeknd

94. “End Credits”—Eden featuring Leah Kelly

95. “Queen of My Heart”—Westlife

96. “I Knew I Loved You”—Savage Garden

97. “Somebody To You”—The Vamps featuring Demi Lovato

98. “My Heart Will Go On”—Celine Dion

99. “93 Million Miles”—Jason Mraz

100. “Take a Chance on Me”—JLS

What are the Best Long Distance Relationship Songs?

There are different types of songs you can listen to or send to your lover when you are caught in a miss-you moment in a long distance relationship. Love songs that instill hope through lyrics make perfect LDR songs. You can also listen to songs that pertain to similar instances in your life. Songs that talk about the feeling of missing each other and being far away from each other heal the soul poetically. Melancholic songs may make you feel sad, however the gripping reality told through these songs help overcome a weak moment in your relationship. You can also listen to songs that echo sunshine moments and remind you of the silly little things you love about your girlfriend or boyfriend. Listening to these songs definitely brings a smile on your face as you envision the crazy antics of your partner.

Other Notable LDR Songs

  • “3000”—The Icarus Account
  • “Morton’s Fork”—Typhoon
  • “Aeroplanes”—Futures
  • “Let Your Heart Hold Fast”—Fort Atlantic
  • “Distance and Time”—Alicia Keys
  • “Never Gonna Leave Your Side”—Daniel Bedingfield
  • “I Get Lonely Too”—Drake
  • “The Girl”—City and Colour
  • “Long Distance”—Brandy
  • “You’re Still The One”—Shania Twain
  • “Forget Me Not”—Patrice Rushen
  • “You Are Not Alone”—Michael Jackson
  • “The Heart of Life”—John Mayer
  • “500 Miles”—Peter, Paul and Mary
  • “10 Hours”—Warren Barfield
  • “All This Time”—One Republic
  • “Be Alright”—Justin Bieber
  • “Wait For Me”—Rebecca St. James
  • “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”—The Beach Boys
  • “Thinkin Bout You”—Frank Ocean
  • “Passionfruit”—Drake
  • “Gravity”—Tyrone Wells
  • “Come Monday”—Jimmy Buffet
  • “Don’t You Wanna Stay”—Kelly Clarkson
  • “Remind Me”—Brad Paisley featuring Carrie Underwood
  • “Unchained Melody”—The Righteous Brothers
  • “Computer Love”—Zapp & Roger
  • “You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To”—Helen Merrill
  • “Don’t Forget to Write”—Last Winter
  • “We’ll Meet Again”—Vera Lynn
  • “Just Give Me a Reason”—Pink featuring Nate Ruess
  • “T. Shirt”—Destiny’s Child
  • “I Just Wanna Run”—The Downtown Fiction
  • “So Far Away”—Dire Straits
  • “Colder Weather”—Zac Brown Band
  • “Missing You”—Case
  • “I’m Missing You”—Bobby Tinsley
  • “See You Soon”—Coldplay
  • “Long Distance”—Megan And Liz
  • “Adagio”—Lara Fabian
  • “I’ll Be Seeing You”—Frank Sinatra
  • “Distant Lover”—Marvin Gaye
  • “Big Girls Don’t Cry”—Fergie
  • “Saving All My Love For You”—Whitney Houston
  • “Missing You Now”—Michael Bolton
  • “California King Bed”—Rihanna

  • “Rather Be”—Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne
  • “Stay”—Jodeci
  • “Love Shoulda Brought You Home”—Toni Braxton
  • “Always and Forever”—Heatwave
  • “Are You Still Down?”—Jon B
  • “Stay With Me”—Sam Smith
  • “Relent”—Tyler Imbrey
  • “Homeward Bound”—Simon & Garfunkel
  • “Gone So Long”—Breathe Carolina
  • “Someday”—Michael Learns To Rock
  • “Lifeline”—Angels & Airwaves
  • “Till Then”—The Mills Brothers
  • “Still Down”—H.E.R.
  • “I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues”—Elton John
  • “I Miss You”—Beyonce
  • “Unchain My Heart”—Joe Cocker
  • “You There”—Aquilo
  • “Right Here, Right Now”—Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens
  • “Wish That You Were Here”—Florence and The Machine
  • “Your Call”—Secondhand Serenade
  • “I’m Already There”—Lonestar
  • “Love Me Now”—John Legend
  • “The Letter”—Joe Cocker
  • “Sad Songs”—We The Kings
  • “Get It Over With”—Rihanna
  • “200,000”—The Rocket Summer
  • “Far Away”—Marsha Ambrosious
  • “Beyond the Sea”—Bobby Darin
  • “Missing You”—John Waite
  • “Song For You Far Away”—James Taylor
  • “Immortality”—Celine Dion
  • “Don’t Matter”—Akon
  • “Soon As I Get Home”—Faith Evans
  • “Trust”—Justin Bieber
  • “Wait For You”—Elliot Yamin
  • “Miss You Much”—Janet Jackson
  • “Ho Hey”—The Lumineers
  • “Long Distance”—The Districts
  • “Miss You”—Airplanes
  • “Everytime We Say Goodbye”—Ella Fitzgerald
  • “How Long”—Lionel Richie
  • “Stay With You”—Goo Goo Dolls
  • “Test 1,2.”—Air Traffic Controller
  • “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)”—The Andrews Sisters
  • “Missing You”—Chris de Burgh
  • “Tee Shirt”—Birdy

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© 2019 Ansel Pereira


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