There are 7 ways to get from New Orleans to Asheville by plane, bus, car or train

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 New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  7 h 18 min

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

$224 - $527

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Asheville

$77 - $141

5 alternative options

Fly New Orleans to Asheville  •  7 h 39 min

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

$214 - $329

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly to Asheville  •  7 h 16 min

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

$279 - $1,213

Bus Greyhound USA  •  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

Train, bus  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  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

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 Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Asheville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to Asheville via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $650
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Asheville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from New Orleans to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Asheville via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
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
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Greenville to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Asheville
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Orleans and Asheville is 942 km. The road distance is 1072 km.

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

The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Asheville is to drive and fly which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $270 - $1,300.

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.

It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from New Orleans to Asheville, including transfers.