There are 6 ways to get from Gainesville to Asheville by plane, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly Gainesville to Asheville  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Asheville (AVL) GNV - AVL

$212 - $1,202

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus, drive  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Midtown Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Doraville, GA to Greenville, SC
  3. Drive from Greenville, SC to Asheville

$101 - $117

4 alternative options

Fly Gainesville to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) GNV - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$188 - $1,012

Megabus to Orlando Sanford, fly to Asheville  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Fly from Orlando Sanford (SFB) to Asheville (AVL) SFB - AVL

$179 - $474

Bus, drive  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Greenville, SC
  3. Drive from Greenville, SC to WNC Ag Center Park-n-Ride

$191 - $204

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Asheville 514 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gainesville and Asheville is 414 miles. The road distance is 514 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Gainesville to Asheville, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gainesville Airport to Asheville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Asheville is 514 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from Gainesville to Asheville.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Gainesville Airport to Asheville Airport.

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There are 217+ hotels available in Asheville. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Gainesville Airport is to line 26 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Gainesville to Asheville.
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  • Distance: 413.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Gainesville, FL, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Gainesville to Asheville hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Gainesville to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Gainesville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Gainesville to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Orlando Sanford to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Gainesville to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Gainesville to Midtown Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Doraville, GA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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