There are 6 ways to get from New Orleans to Asheville by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly New Orleans to Asheville  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Asheville (AVL) MSY - AVL

$212 - $328

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Bus  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$104 - $253

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Fly New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) MSY - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$178 - $467

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly to Asheville  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gulfport/Biloxi
  2. Fly from Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) to Asheville (AVL) GPT - AVL

$278 - $1,212

Train, bus  •  24 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 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

$147 - $405

Drive  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Asheville 670.1 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Asheville is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Asheville is to fly and drive which costs $170 - $470 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Asheville. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Atlanta, Ga and Winston Salem, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 20 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Asheville is 589 miles. The road distance is 670.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Asheville without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 20 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from New Orleans to Asheville, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Asheville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Asheville is to fly which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $210 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 20 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Asheville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Asheville.
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  • Distance: 588.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from New Orleans to Asheville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Orleans to Asheville via Atlanta, Ga and Winston Salem, Nc in around 20 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Asheville via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Asheville via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
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 New Orleans, La to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
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 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
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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Asheville is 1 h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 3:50 AM in New Orleans and 4:50 AM in Asheville.

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Asheville is 670 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 22 min to drive from New Orleans to Asheville.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Asheville Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to Asheville bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 212+ hotels available in Asheville. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $17.

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