There are 4 ways to get from Asheville to Raleigh by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc 4840
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 1078 / ...

$36 - $86

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 44 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 Raleigh Amtrak

$56 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Raleigh 249.1 miles

$24 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Asheville (AVL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) AVL - RDU

$203 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Asheville to Raleigh is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asheville to Raleigh is to drive which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $24 - $35.

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The distance between Asheville and Raleigh is 354 km. The road distance is 399 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Asheville to Raleigh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Asheville to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Asheville, Nc and arriving at Raleigh, Nc via Winston Salem, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Asheville, NC, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Asheville to Raleigh via Winston Salem, Nc in around 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Asheville to Raleigh hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Asheville to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Asheville to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Asheville to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Asheville to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
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

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