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Fly to Asheville  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Asheville (AVL) AUS - AVL

$67 - $424

8 alternative options

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  7h 2m

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

$110 - $504

Fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Knoxville (TYS) AUS - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Asheville

$98 - $572

Fly to Charlotte, bus  •  7h 54m

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

$217 - $404

Bus via New Orleans  •  24h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Austin Downtown to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Station
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta Downtown to Greenville
  4. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

Bus  •  26h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Austin to Hyatt Regency Houston
  2. Take the bus from Houston to Atlanta
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta Downtown to Greenville
  4. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

Bus #2  •  29h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Austin to Houston, TX Pierce St
  2. Take the bus from Houston to Atlanta
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Columbia
  4. Take the bus from Columbia to Asheville

$152 - $235

Train, bus  •  30h 26m

  1. Take the train from Austin to Longview
  2. Take the bus from Longview to Atlanta
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta Downtown to Greenville
  4. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

Drive  •  18h 48m

  1. Drive from Austin to Asheville 1156.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Asheville is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Asheville is to fly which costs $65 - $430 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Austin and arriving at Asheville via Houston, Atlanta, GA and Columbia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 45m.

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It is 959 miles from Austin to Asheville. It is approximately 1156.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Austin to Asheville without a car is to bus via New Orleans which takes 24h 32m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Austin to Asheville, including transfers.

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Austin to Asheville bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Austin station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Asheville is to fly which takes 5h 22m and costs $65 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus via New Orleans, which costs and takes 24h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Asheville Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 21m.

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

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  • Distance: 959 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

Allegiant Air, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Austin to Asheville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Asheville via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, New Orleans, Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Station, Atlanta Downtown, Greenville, and Greenville in around 24h 32m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Asheville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Austin to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Austin to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Austin to Knoxville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Austin to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Austin to Asheville via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Austin to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Austin to Longview
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Southeastern Stages
Phone
+1 404-591-2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Greenville to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Columbia
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia to Asheville
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.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
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Austin Downtown to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Atlanta Downtown to Greenville
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Atlanta - Marta Civic Center Station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Austin to Houston, TX Pierce St
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Book at
megabus.com
Vonlane
Website
vonlane.com
Bus from Austin to Hyatt Regency Houston
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
vonlane.com
Book at
vonlane.com
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 Houston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Bus from Longview to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160

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Asheville is 1h ahead of Austin. It is currently 8:00 AM in Austin and 9:00 AM in Asheville.

Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Asheville is 1157 miles. It takes approximately 18h 48m to drive from Austin to Asheville.

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United Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Austin Airport to Asheville Airport.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Asheville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $4.

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