Travelling World Records

Travelling Challenges

12 Records Found

09:18 Wales

Most Countries Visited By Land In 24 Hours

Phil Billingham

Phil Billingham, Shannon Currie, Duncan Mackenzie, and Gerry Mulligan traveled to 18 countries in 24 hours. They visited Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Germany, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, France, Luxemburg, Belgium, and Holland. Read more about their journey here.

04:52 England

Fastest Time To Drive To Every Capital City In The UK And Ireland

Matt Piper

Matt Piper, Gareth Jones, and Lloyd Jones set off from London (England) and drove to Cardiff (Wales), Dublin (Ireland), Belfast (Northern Ireland) and finally Edinburgh (Scotland) in 23 hours and 10 minutes, a new world record. This feat was achieved on April 3, 2009. Piper, Jones, and Jones took the drive as a fundraiser for the British Red Cross on behalf of their organization, Wendy’s Appeal. NOTE: This record is dangerous and should only be attempted by trained professionals. #RecordSetterBook01

03:15 United States

Most Miles Ridden On A Motorcycle

Dave Zien

In a feat that took almost 20 years to accomplish, former Wisconsin senator Dave Zien put a world record 1,000,000 miles on his Harley Davidson FXR motorcycle. Zien began the journey in 1991. On April 4, 2009, Zien hit the million mile mark. Tony Sanfelipo was on hand to document and confirm the mileage. Read more about his journey here.

02:42 United States

Fastest Crossing Of Honduras By Motor Vehicle


Marc and Lucas crossed Honduras by motorcycle in 4 hours and 55 minutes. They began in El Amatillo at the El Salvador border, and exited to Nicaragua through the town of at El Espino. The clock stopped when they reached the border. See their route here. Marc and Lucas set the record on November 8, 2008. Marc rode a BMW 1150GS[] and Lucas was on a KTM 990.

05:21 England

Longest Tandem Bicycle Ride With A Full-Sized Artificial Skeleton In Back Seat

Kadhim Shubber

Kadhim Shubber rode 891 miles with a full-sized skeleton on the back seat of his tandem bicycle. He cycled from John O'Groats, Scotland to Land's End, England. He set the record to raise money for scholarship programs at Imperial College London. Read more about the feat here.

00:59 United States

Fastest Time To Travel Six Feet In A Laundry Basket Filled With Toilet Paper

Don Danos

Don D. traveled six feet in a laundry basket filled with toilet paper in 2.10 seconds.

03:09 Australia

Longest Distance Travelled To Set A Record At A URDB Live Event

Matthew Kelly

Matt Kelly and Dave Thompson travelled 13,300 kilometers (8260 miles) from Brisbane, Australia to set a record at URDB’sBreak Cancer party in Austin, Texas. The duo competed against each other before Thompson ultimately set a record for Fastest Time To Eat Three Tim-Tams While Crowd Surfing[]. Read more about their epic journeyhere.


Farthest Distance Traveled With A Benz Patent-Motorwagen

Duane Clark

Duane Clark travelled a distance of 4,790 miles while carrying the world’s first gas-powered automobile. The automobile, a 125-year-old Benz Patent-Motorwagen, was carried in Clark’s van.

08:40 United States

Largest Group To Travel From London, England To Brighton, England On Unicycles

Geoff Bond

Geoff Bond and eight of his unicyclist friends traveled 56 miles from London to Brighton on their unicycles.

20:14 United States

Fastest Time To Travel To All 67 Counties In The Six New England States

Dan Miller

Dan Miller and his friends Jim, Kevin, and Jay took two Cessna planes and a Ford Escape, travelling to all 67 counties in the six states of New England in 26 hours, 38 minutes, and 44 seconds. Their route started in Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts and ended in 8 Road in Wytopitlock, Maine in Washington County. The video was taken with a webcam mounted to the top of their vehicle, taking a still frame every six seconds for the duration of the trip.

01:39:14 England

Fastest Time To Cross The European Continent On A Tandem Bicycle

Ben Clarke

Doctors Ben Clarke and Gihan Ganeshanantham traveled across the European continent by tandem bicycling in 57 days, eight hours and 54 minutes. They started from North Cape in Norway and rode to Tarifa in Southern Spain. They rode a total of 6,918.1 kilometers (4298.7 miles). The doctors set the record to raise funds for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, an organization dedicated to provide world-class care for cancer patients. Learn more about the feat here.

02:15 United States

Fastest Time To Travel The Four UK Compass Points On A Bicycle

Andy Gray

Andy Gray traveled the four compass points of the United Kingdom, Dunnet Head in Scotland, Corrachad Mor, Lizard Point, and Ness Point, in 15 days on a bicycle. He rode a total of 1,500 miles. He set the record to raise money and awareness for Marie Curie Cancer Care and Wisdom Hospice. Learn more about the feat here.

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