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There are 6 ways to get from Asheville to Birmingham by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Greenville, SC  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville
  2. Take the bus from Greenville, SC to Doraville, GA
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$113 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Atlanta, GA Asheville
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL

$54 - $98

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Bus, train  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville
  2. Take the bus from Greenville, SC to Doraville, GA
  3. Take the train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility

$131 - $198

Drive  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Asheville to Birmingham 356.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Asheville  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Asheville (AVL) to Birmingham (BHM) AVL - BHM

$153 - $853

Bus to Greenville/Spartanburg, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville
  2. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Birmingham (BHM) GSP - BHM

$205 - $924

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The cheapest way to get from Asheville to Birmingham is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Asheville to Birmingham is to fly which costs $150 - $900 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Asheville to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Asheville and arriving at Birmingham, AL via Spring St and Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 15m.

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The distance between Asheville and Birmingham is 283 miles. The road distance is 356.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Asheville to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 9h 8m and costs $110 - $140.

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It takes approximately 9h 8m to get from Asheville to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Asheville to Birmingham bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, depart from Asheville station.

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The best way to get from Asheville to Birmingham is to bus which takes 9h 8m and costs $110 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $900 and takes 5h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Asheville Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 9m and has one stopover.

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Asheville to Birmingham bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Birmingham, AL station.

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Map of how to get from Asheville to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 282.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 8m

What companies run services between Asheville, NC, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

You can take a bus from Asheville to Birmingham via Greenville, Greenville, SC, Doraville, GA, Doraville Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 9h 8m. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Asheville to Birmingham hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Asheville to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Asheville to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Asheville to Greenville
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Asheville to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Greenville, SC to Doraville, GA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$40 - $60
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com

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Birmingham is 1h behind Asheville. It is currently 4:32 PM in Asheville and 3:32 PM in Birmingham.

Yes, the driving distance between Asheville to Birmingham is 357 miles. It takes approximately 6h 12m to drive from Asheville to Birmingham.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Asheville Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Asheville to Asheville Airport is to bus which takes 31m and costs $1.

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