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

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

Megabus, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Richmond to Durham
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$50 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus via Greensboro, Nc  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc 4845

$50 - $120

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc 1019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc 4845

$50 - $118

Train, bus  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill 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

$144 - $375

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Asheville 376.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Richmond to Asheville  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Asheville (AVL) RIC - AVL

$274 - $334

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP
  3. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

$191 - $410

Bus to Washington Dulles, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAD - GSP
  3. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

$199 - $568

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Asheville is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Asheville is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Asheville is 315 miles. The road distance is 376.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Richmond to Asheville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Richmond and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Durham, Nc and Winston Salem, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Richmond to Asheville via Durham, Durham, Nc, and Winston Salem, Nc in around 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Richmond to Asheville hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 Durham, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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 Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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