Sagittarius Compatibility and Best Matches for Love

Sagittarius needs a partner who shares their curiosity and thirst for adventure. These are their best matches.

Updated August 4, 2023
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Sagittarius, commiting to another person may be a challenge for you, but that doesn't mean you don't want love in your life. It just may take a bit longer for you to be all-in on the relationship, and that's okay. And it's going to take the right person, which is where Sagittarius compatibility comes in.

Sagittarius Best Matches for Love and Romance

Libra, Aries, and Gemini are the best matches for Sagittarius. Each has an intuitive understanding of your often less-than-grounded nature, and they all have thick enough skins that they're unlikely to get their feelings hurt when you inevitably stick your foot in your mouth.

Honorable mentions go to fellow fire sign Leo, other Sagittarians, and the airy and thoroughly unique Aquarius.

When you find the person that you're most compatible with, they'll quickly become YOUR person. For you, Sagittarius, your best matches are people who share your sense of adventure and are willing to indulge your wanderlust. You need a travel companion, a best friend, a fellow thrill seeker, and a passionate lover all rolled into one.

Sagittarius Compatibility Chart

Sagittarius compatibility chart

Check out this chart of various relationship aspects and how each sign meshes with Sagittarius in a romantic partnership.

Love Passion Friendship Trust
Aries Excellent Excellent Very Good Very Good
Taurus Poor Poor Fair Poor
Gemini Excellent Very Good Excellent Very Good
Cancer Poor Poor Fair Poor
Leo Excellent Excellent Very Good Very Good
Virgo Poor Fair Fair Poor
Libra Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Scorpio Poor Very Good Fair Poor
Sagittarius Excellent Excellent Excellent Good
Capricorn Fair Good Good Fair
Aquarius Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good
Pisces Poor Good Poor Poor

Sagittarius Compatibility With Every Zodiac Sign

Vibes are important to you, Sagittarius, and you're well aware that you don't necessarily vibe with everyone. But the sun signs you resonate the most with are breezy air signs and passionate fire signs.

While you may be able to find friendship or even passion with grounded earth signs and emotional water signs, these relationships will be much more challenging over the long-term because you have very different priorities and worldviews. You're a little too much of a rolling stone for a homebody earth sign, and water signs may be easily hurt by your extreme (albeit well-intended) bluntness. That's not to say they can't work, just that you'll both need to put in a lot of effort to make a relationship last.

Sagittarius & Aries: A Passionate Match

Sagittarius, you and Aries are both fire signs, and where there's fire, there's passion. The chemistry between the two of you is explosive, and it's safe to say that your life together will never be boring. You share a love for adventure and excitement. You're both interested in the same things, bored by the same things, and fascinated by the same things. And you're fascinated with each other.

In the bedroom, you both have strong libidos and are uninhibited. Your sex life will certainly be anything but dull.

Neither of you is clingy, and because you both love freedom, neither of you is likely to get jealous when you spend time apart. But when two fire signs hook up, you can expect to have heated arguments. Fortunately, they're over quickly and soon forgotten, since neither of you is easily offended and both are quick to forgive.

The only real challenge you may have is that unless each is willing to sacrifice some of your independence, self-centered goals, and personal freedoms for your togetherness, it will be hard for you to commit as a couple.

Sagittarius & Taurus: Fun in the Short Term

Sagittarius and Taurus might be a fun, sensual, and erotic short-term relationship. But long term, Taurus's controlling nature could snuff your free spirit, while your propensity to roam could drive Taurus up a wall.

Sagittarius & Gemini: A Fun-Loving and Spontaneous Couple

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This is a relationship with tremendous potential. With a shared sense of humor AND adventure, Sagittarius and Gemini can embark on a funny, fun, and exciting relationship.

You're opposite ends of the same axis, and you have a great deal in common. Gemini wants to know, and you want to understand. You're both light-hearted and enthusiastic. You each like to travel and get out and about with friends, and neither of you is likely to seek to control or smother the other. Like with most everything else in your lives, you each prefer sex to be light, fun, and playful over heavy or romantic, and you both enjoy variety, experimentation, and spontaneity.

Of course, there are some differences in communication style and worldview. However, these differences are more complementary than challenging, and given just a bit of time and understanding, they should balance out. One of the main dangers in a Sagittarius/Gemini relationship is that you're both so busy playing, your relationship may lack substance.

Sagittarius & Cancer: Potential for Hurt Feelings and Misunderstanding

Cancer individuals are emotionally unpredictable. One day they're fun, loving, and outgoing; the next, they're melancholy and down. You just don't have the patience or empathy to deal with Cancer's off-and-on melancholy nature. Additionally, Cancer is very sensitive, and you're known for not mincing words. Cancer is very cautious, and you're reckless. If Cancer is having a good day, the sex will be great, but over the long term, Cancer and Sagittarius will have to make some difficult and frustrating adjustments to your natural behaviors.

Sagittarius & Leo: Flirty & Fiery

A Leo will definitely catch your eye, and this is likely to be a playful, enthusiastic, and sexually charged match. You're both optimistic, generous, carefree, enthusiastic, and like to party hard and live life to the fullest. However, you're also playing with fire.

On the negative side, both of you can be impatient and have bad tempers. Plus, Leo can be controlling and jealous when they're not the center of attention, and of course you're always attractive to and innocently playful with others. Herein lies the major issue in a Sagittarius/Leo relationship.

Leo is a stubborn fixed sign and feels a strong sense of we "belong" to each other when in a relationship. You can't tolerate being tied down by a possessive lover. Leo's jealous, controlling nature strikes the one strong note of potential discord in what would otherwise be a harmonious relationship.

Sagittarius & Virgo: Same Planet, Different Worlds

Virgo and Sagittarius can be a very solid match on the surface; however, some major differences do exist that can be challenging. You're both clever and intelligent, so your conversations will never be dull.

Initially, you may find this partner to be very exciting sexually, but as with other areas of the relationship, this is not likely to last in the longer term. The most significant issue the two of you will face is your conflicting priorities and style of life. Virgo needs to work and be productive most of the time, and you want to play and have fun.

So, while you might find a Virgo initially stimulating, over time, you'll likely find Virgo too dull, quiet, reserved, and fussy.

Sagittarius & Libra: Best Friends, Lovers, & Eventually Partners

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Sagittarius and Libra are the optimists of the zodiac. You're both outgoing, charismatic, extroverted, energetic, very social, and are attractive to potential romantic partners. Libra's easy-going style and love of romance will be like a soft breeze blowing through your life, and sex between you will never be dull.

One of the best aspects of this relationship is your mutual need for the intellectual stimulation of different and varied people, places, and things. Your biggest problem is often commitment. Libra waffles and you fear being tied down. Plus, neither of your temperaments fit well with the homey ideal of family. So, it may take a long time for the fun friendship you have to blossom into love and then into commitment. However, once it does, you can bet that both love and sex will always be happy, playful adventures.

Sagittarius & Scorpio: Great Sex, but a Lot of Work

Sagittarius and Scorpio can be an unusually hard relationship to make work. The sex will be great, but there's a price to be paid. Scorpio is a partner who wants exclusive rights to your body and soul. Long term, that price is too high for you, and the whole affair can have quite a melodramatic ending.

Sagittarius & Sagittarius: A High-Energy, Happy Duo

Take the adventurous, idealistic, optimistic, spontaneous, open-minded, and good humored nature of one Sagittarius and double it. When two free-spirited, happy souls come together, you can bet you'll have plenty of stories and laughs to share.

Sagittarius with Sagittarius is an energetic and fun match. What it lacks in emotional intensity is more than made up for by great conversation and similar interests and outlooks. However, it's in the bedroom where you really shine. Double the fire, double the passion, and double the fun. When the two of you turn on the heat, you're both in for a very good time.

Of course, there could also be double the carelessness, restlessness, irresponsibility, and fear of commitment. So, while this is likely to be an exciting, spontaneous, and passionate relationship, the question is will you be able to commit to one another, or will it be a short-term but fun and exciting relationship where one or both of you ends up moving merrily along?

One thing's for sure. You're a couple that will have more than a wee bit of difficulty dealing with the necessities of every day, mundane life.

Sagittarius & Capricorn: A Surprising Balance

Capricorn prefers to live by the rules, and you enjoy breaking them. You're all about having fun, and Capricorn is about focusing on responsibilities first. Nonetheless, this is a surprising match that seems to work. You and Capricorn have very different outlooks on life, but you're both active, dedicated to doing well, appreciate learning, and look to the future. Plus, in a funny way, you each provide what the other needs most in life.

As far as sex goes, you supply the passion, Capricorn the sensuality, and you're both very physical. However, one of the best aspects of the Sagittarius/Capricorn relationship is your willingness and effectiveness in working out minor bumps in the road. Your personalities, though different in so many ways, can actually make this an offbeat, yet highly successful, relationship.

Sagittarius & Aquarius: Best Friends and Maybe More

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Friendship comes naturally with Aquarius and Sagittarius, and when you're together, there'll never be a dull moment. You both like socializing, entertainment, and sporting events, and you're both always ready to break a few rules and make life interesting. You both have outgoing natures and are intelligent, fair-minded, and open to living an unconventional life. Both of you cherish your independence, and you do share similar ideas about love and life.

Your sex life will be more fiery and electric than emotional, and even in a close-knit romantic relationship, you'll each willingly give the other plenty of breathing room.

Though you have much in common, a long-term romantic relationship can be a bit trickier. The no-strings-attached intimacy that suits you both so well is also likely to be the biggest issue a Sagittarius and Aquarius couple will deal with. Sometimes in a pursuit to be independent, you both can become so detached that the relationship itself starts to fade away. You're a couple who must constantly strive to balance independence with intimacy and make sure you have time together.

Interestingly, this is a rare combo that can survive and even thrive in a long-distance relationship.

Sagittarius & Pisces: Many Dichotomies

You tell it like it is; Pisces imagines and dreams of how it could be. You're brash and bold; Pisces is gentle and sympathetic. If a Sagittarius and Pisces relationship is going to work out long term, you'll have to deal with these dichotomies. This match is likely to be great initially -- the physical side of the relationship won't be a problem -- but long term, you'll find Pisces needy, too sensitive, sometimes confusing, and often depressing.

What Sagittarius Needs in a Relationship

sagittarius sign

Sagittarius is adventurous, optimistic, lucky, and independent. Because the world is so full of exciting possibilities, Sagittarius has a bigger case of FOMO than any other sign of the zodiac. That's why it's so difficult for them to commit - not just to romance, but to anyting... relationships, a personal trainer, a new hair gel. Sagittarius wants to see and explore it all, so settling on one thing (or person) can feel to them like giving up on ALL the things.

But when they finally meet the right someone, Sagittarians can and do settle down. If you're someone who has your eye on a Sagittarius, will you have what they need to commit to you?

Freedom and Independence

Sagittarius isn't a loner. They love to surround themselves with a fun and bustling crowd of pals. They often have multiple disparate groups of friends and are engaged in a wide range of activities. And they want the freedom to continue to pursue those friendships and activities. So, a clingy mate will never do for Sagittarius. They need someone who allows them to wander, and it's even better if you happily join in on their adventures.

Good Vibes

Sagittarians are the Tiggers of the zodiac. They're eternally optimistic, upbeat, and excited about life. They want to surround themselves with others who have similar outlooks. They do best with somebody whose vibe doesn't harsh theirs, and who is as excited about life as they are.

Intellectual & Creative Stimulation

Sagittarius is curious about everything. They love new information, experiences, and ideas. They need a partner who can keep them intellectually stimulated and who is willing to share their thirst for knowledge.

An Easygoing Nature

Sagittarius almost always means well, but they frequently speak before they think. This can, quite understandably, result in hurt feelings. So Sagittarius needs someone who isn't overly sensitive, and who is willing to understand that with their blunt nature, Sagittarius doesn't intend to cause hurt feelings. Rather, they sometimes accidentally say the quiet part out loud before they realize it's coming out of their mouth.

Partnering With a Sagittarius

While Sagittarius is most compatible with air and fire signs, that doesn't mean that only people with those sun signs have a chance at romance with Sag. There's more to a chart than a sun sign. So if you've got your heart set on a Sag and you're a water or earth sign, don't hesitate to explore the relationship. It could be that you're a strong match in other aspects of your chart that could lead to the love of a lifetime.

Sagittarius Compatibility and Best Matches for Love