There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  5 h 51 min

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

$219 - $627

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington to Durham
  3. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$71 - $149

6 alternative options

Fly Philadelphia to Knoxville, drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Knoxville (TYS) PHL - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Asheville

$189 - $626

Train to Newark, fly to Asheville  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Asheville (AVL) EWR - AVL

$93 - $815

Train to Newark, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) EWR - GSP
  3. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

$218 - $733

Train, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station 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

$96 - $246

Bus  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Greenville, SC Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

$199 - $211

Drive  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Asheville 593.4 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Asheville is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Asheville is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $650 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Asheville is 506 miles. The road distance is 593.4 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Philadelphia to Asheville, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Washington and Durham, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Asheville via Girard Station - MFL, Girard Av & Front St, Allegheny Av & Emery St, Philadelphia, PA, Greenville, SC, and Greenville in around 14 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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