How to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Fast travel is available in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, but you'll need to do a few things to unlock it first.

While playing through the Final Fantasy 7 Remake and exploring different areas, you may find yourself wondering how to unlock fast travel. The good news is that fast travel is available, the bad news is that it may take some time to unlock. To explain further, we’ve put together a guide on how to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

How to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake

How to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake
You'll need to reach chapter 14 and grab a side quest from the chocobo stablemaster in Sector 5 in order to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
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  • Fast travel doesn't become available until after you've reached chapter 14 in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
  • You'll need to reunite with your party, then accept a side quest from the chocobo stablemaster in Sector 5.
  • Complete the stablemaster's side quest to expand your fast travel options.
  • Fast travel is as simple as opening your map, selecting the chocobo winged icon, and choosing where you want to go.
  • Note that fast travel also costs 300 Gil to use each time you use it.

The first thing you should know when it comes to how to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 remake is that it’s not a feature that’s immediately available. Instead, you’ll have to work your way through the campaign in order to get to a point where fast travel is offered.

Unlike other games that allow you to fast travel after discovering certain areas, the Final Fantasy 7 Remake is a little different in that you’re required to reach chapter 14 before you can fast travel. Given the fact that there are 18 chapters in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, this can take a bit of time to do.

Once you reach chapter 14, you’ll need to get your party back from Sector 5. While you’re there, you’ll also need to seek out the man who runs the chocobo stables in Sector 5. When you speak to him, he’ll tell you that three of his chocobos have gone missing, and will ask if you can help him find them. Accept this side quest and you’ll unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

To expand the fast travel points available to you, you’re going to want to complete the side quest and find those three missing chocobos. To use fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, open your map and find the icon that resembles little chocobo wings. Press Triangle on this icon and you’ll be able to see areas where you can fast travel.

When you find where you need to go, you’ll need to fork over 300 Gil to use the fast travel service, and then you’re good to go. Fast travel requires a bit of loading time, but it saves you the time of having to trek from area to area on your own. With fast travel unlocked, it’ll be easier to complete the rest of the campaign, and any side quests should you choose to accept them.

Again, you’ll need to reach chapter 14, get your party back from Sector 5, and then accept the side quest from the chocobo stablemaster in order to unlock fast travel. Complete his quest, find the three missing chocobos, and you’ll expand your fast travel options. To fast travel, open your map, select the chocobo wing icon, and then choose where you want to fast travel to.

Pay 300 Gil, wait for the loading screen to complete, and you’ll complete the fast travel process.

Now that you know how to unlock fast travel in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, be sure to read through some of our other helpful guides including how long it’ll take you to beat the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and how to save in the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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