There are 5 ways to get from Charlottesville to Asheville by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Charlottesville to Asheville  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Asheville (AVL) CHO - AVL

$226 - $1,142

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$62 - $149

3 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  6 h 6 min

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

$132 - $458

Train, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$67 - $159

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Charlottesville to Asheville 342.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Charlottesville to Asheville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlottesville to Asheville is to fly which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlottesville to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Charlottesville, Va and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Richmond, Va and Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 16 min.

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The distance between Charlottesville and Asheville is 283 miles. The road distance is 342.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Asheville without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 22 min and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Charlottesville to Asheville, including transfers.

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Charlottesville to Asheville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlottesville, Va station.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Asheville is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $220 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 11 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Charlottesville Airport to Asheville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Charlottesville to Asheville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Asheville, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlottesville to Asheville is 342 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Charlottesville to Asheville.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlottesville Airport to Asheville Airport.

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Map of how to get from Charlottesville to Asheville.
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  • Distance: 282.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Charlottesville, VA, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Charlottesville to Asheville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlottesville to Asheville via Richmond, Va and Raleigh, Nc in around 11 h 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to Asheville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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 Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston-Salem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com

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