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"Heading Out to the Highway" is a song by British heavy metal band Judas Priest from their 1981 album, Point of Entry. It was released as a single later that year.
The track contains a dual guitar solo between K. K. Downing and Glenn Tipton.
It is featured on VH-1's Top 40 Driving Songs.
A live version of "Heading Out to the Highway" was included on The Best of Judas Priest: Living After Midnight, which was not endorsed by the band. Other live versions appear on the live albums Priest...Live! and Live in London.
The song was also covered by White Wizzard on the limited edition of Over the Top.
It is playable on the music video game Rock Revolution.
The song was covered by American alternative metal band Stone Sour on their covers EP Meanwhile in Burbank... in 2015.
In the United States, the song peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Top Tracks chart.