There are 8 ways to get from Asheville to Chicago by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Asheville to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Asheville (AVL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) AVL - ORD

$143 - $326

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  26 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago

$94 - $167

6 alternative options

Fly Asheville to Chicago Midway  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Asheville (AVL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) AVL - MDW

$133 - $705

Bus to Greenville/Spartanburg, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville
  2. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) GSP - ORD

$195 - $624

Drive to Knoxville, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Knoxville
  2. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TYS - ORD

$165 - $443

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Chicago, Il

$103 - $266

Bus, train  •  30 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak

$174 - $477

Drive  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Chicago 656.2 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Asheville to Chicago is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asheville to Chicago is to fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Asheville and Chicago is 515 miles. The road distance is 656.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Asheville to Chicago, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Asheville to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Asheville, Nc and arriving at Chicago, Il via Winston Salem, Nc and Toledo, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Asheville, NC, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Asheville to Chicago hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Asheville to Chicago via Winston Salem, Nc and Toledo, Oh in around 24 h 42 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Asheville to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Asheville to Chicago Midway via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Knoxville to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Knoxville to Chicago O'Hare via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Asheville to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Knoxville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Chicago O'Hare via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Asheville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Knoxville to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Knoxville to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Asheville to Chicago Midway via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Asheville to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Asheville, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Megabus

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