There are 9 ways to get from Asheville to Washington by bus, plane, car or train

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Bus to Greenville/Spartanburg, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville
  2. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Reagan Washington (DCA) GSP - DCA

$175 - $376

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Durham, Nc 4840
  2. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington

$52 - $104

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Bus to Greenville/Spartanburg, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville
  2. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Washington Dulles (IAD) GSP - IAD

$181 - $530

Drive to Knoxville, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Knoxville
  2. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) TYS - DCA

$165 - $622

Drive to Knoxville, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Knoxville
  2. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) TYS - IAD

$231 - $626

Fly Asheville to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Asheville (AVL) to Baltimore (BWI) AVL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$141 - $616

Bus, train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Greensboro, Nc 4840
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Washington Union Station Crescent / ...

$73 - $183

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc

$64 - $153

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Washington 461.6 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Asheville to Washington is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asheville to Washington is to fly and train which costs $140 - $650 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Asheville to Washington. However, there are services departing from Asheville, Nc and arriving at Washington via Durham, NC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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The distance between Asheville and Washington is 381 miles. The road distance is 461.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Asheville to Washington without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 19 min and costs $70 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Asheville to Washington, including transfers.

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Asheville to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Asheville, Nc station.

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The quickest flight from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 32 min.

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Asheville to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Asheville to Washington is 462 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to drive from Asheville to Washington.

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  • Distance: 381.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Asheville, NC, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

You can take a bus from Asheville to Washington via Durham, Nc and Durham, NC in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Knoxville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Knoxville to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Knoxville to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Knoxville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Knoxville to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Knoxville to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Asheville to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
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 Asheville, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Asheville, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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Book your Asheville to Washington bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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

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