There are 9 ways to get from Atlanta to Asheville by bus, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Greenville, SC Atlanta Route
  2. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville Columbia

$68 - $84

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Night bus, bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the night bus from Downtown Atlanta to Greenville FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville Columbia

$46 - $64

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Bus via Columbia  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Columbia Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Columbia to Asheville Columbia

$59 - $87

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Asheville 209.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Asheville  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Asheville (AVL) ATL - AVL

$82 - $142

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional, drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Tri-Cities Regional (TRI) ATL - TRI
  2. Drive from Tri-Cities Regional to Asheville

$140 - $234

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  5h 34m

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

$124 - $196

Fly to Knoxville, drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Knoxville (TYS) ATL - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Asheville

$80 - $132

Fly to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlotte (CLT) ATL - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville

$128 - $332

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Asheville is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Asheville is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, GA and arriving at Asheville via Columbia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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The distance between Atlanta and Asheville is 166 miles. The road distance is 209.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Asheville without a car is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs $65 - $85.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Atlanta to Asheville, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Asheville bus services, operated by Southeastern Stages, depart from Atlanta, GA station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Asheville is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs $65 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $80 - $150 and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Asheville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 1m.

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Atlanta to Asheville bus services, operated by Southeastern Stages, arrive at Asheville station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Asheville.
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  • Distance: 166 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

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

You can take a bus from Atlanta to Asheville via Doraville Station, Doraville Station, Buford Hwy@Longmire, Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Greenville in around 7h 2m. Alternatively, Delta flies from Atlanta to Asheville every 2 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Flights from Atlanta to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31 - $34
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Southeastern Stages
Phone
+1 404-591-2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Greenville to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Columbia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia to Asheville
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Downtown Atlanta to Greenville
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Asheville is 209 miles. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Atlanta to Asheville.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Asheville Airport.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Asheville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $3.

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