There are 8 ways to get from Princeton to Asheville by train, plane, car or bus

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Train to Newark, fly to Asheville  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Asheville (AVL) EWR - AVL

$89 - $779

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Train, bus via Washington  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC
  4. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$74 - $143

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Train to Newark, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) EWR - GSP
  3. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$169 - $638

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) PHL - GSP
  3. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$196 - $611

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) LGA - GSP
  3. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$153 - $738

Train to Newark, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Knoxville (TYS) EWR - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Asheville

$125 - $697

Train Amtrak, bus  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center 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

$100 - $264

Drive  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Asheville 649.9 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Asheville is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Asheville is to train and fly and drive which costs $160 - $650 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Asheville is 544 miles. The road distance is 649.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Asheville without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 35 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Princeton to Asheville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Asheville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Asheville is 650 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 3 min to drive from Princeton to Asheville.

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Asheville Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Asheville.
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  • Distance: 543.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Princeton to Asheville. However, you can take the train to Princeton Jct., take the train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the walk to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the train to Terminal B, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Asheville, take the walk to New Airport Rd at Airport Park Dr, then take the bus to Asheville. Alternatively, you can take the train to Princeton Jct., take the train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the walk to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the train to Terminal B, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, then take the drive to Asheville.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 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
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
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 New York La Guardia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Newark to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
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 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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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