There are 3 ways to get from Athens to Asheville by bus or car

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

Bus via Greenville, SC  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Commerce, GA to Greenville, SC
  2. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

$141 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Asheville

$35 - $70

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Asheville 163.3 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Asheville is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Asheville is to drive which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $16 - $24.

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The distance between Athens and Asheville is 197 km. The road distance is 261 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Athens to Asheville, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Asheville. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, GA, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Athens to Asheville via Commerce, GA, Greenville, SC, and Greenville in around 4 h 33 min.

Bus operators
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Commerce, GA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Greenville to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Athens to Asheville
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com

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