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

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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

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Bus via Winston Salem, Nc  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$57 - $138

Train, bus  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak 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

$144 - $375

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Asheville 376.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Richmond to Asheville  •  6 h 24 min

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

$272 - $333

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  6 h 25 min

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

$145 - $350

Bus to Washington Dulles, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  7 h 33 min

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

$153 - $508

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 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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The best way to get from Richmond to Asheville without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Richmond to Asheville, including transfers.

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Richmond to Asheville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Asheville is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Richmond Airport to Asheville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 18 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Asheville is 376 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Richmond to Asheville.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Richmond Airport to Asheville Airport.

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  • Distance: 315 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Richmond to Asheville via Raleigh, Nc in around 9 h 55 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
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Richmond to Asheville via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
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

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 Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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
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
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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