Ahaadeeth and Sunnats of Traveling
Returning home early at night
61.) Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam) said: “The best time for returning to one’s family after a journey is the beginning portion of the night.”
[Hazrat Jaabir (RA) - Mishkaat / Sunan Abu Dawud]
Note : When a person returns in the early part of the night, his family will be able to receive him appropriately.
Extracted from Ash-Shamaa`il al Kubra
[The Sublime Conduct of Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi waSallam) Volume 3]