There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Asheville by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$129 - $313

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc 4845

$53 - $101

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Asheville  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Asheville (AVL) BWI - AVL

$142 - $611

Fly Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAD - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$135 - $470

Fly Reagan Washington to Knoxville, drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Knoxville (TYS) DCA - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Asheville

$165 - $622

Fly Washington Dulles to Knoxville, drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Knoxville (TYS) IAD - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Asheville

$231 - $629

Train, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station 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

$80 - $199

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$67 - $157

Drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Asheville 462.7 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Durham, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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The distance between Washington and Asheville is 381 miles. The road distance is 462.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Asheville without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Washington to Asheville, including transfers.

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Washington to Asheville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 36 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Asheville is 463 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to drive from Washington to Asheville.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport.

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Book your Washington to Asheville bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Asheville.
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  • Distance: 381.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Asheville via Durham, NC and Durham, Nc in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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 Baltimore to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
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
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
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
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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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