There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Asheville by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Washington Dulles to Asheville  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Asheville (AVL) IAD - AVL

$98 - $498

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Bus via Raleigh  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Richmond
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$60 - $94

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Fly Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  6h 5m

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

$185 - $246

Fly Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  6h 24m

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

$144 - $550

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

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

$80 - $382

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville

$183 - $553

Train to Baltimore, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) BWI - GSP
  3. Take the bus from Greenville to Asheville

$150 - $454

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville

$178 - $558

Train, bus  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Asheville, Nc 4845

$66 - $95

Bus  •  13h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC Washington
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville

$140 - $304

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Washington to Asheville 462.8 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Asheville is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Asheville is to fly which costs $95 - $500 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Broad + Boulevard, Richmond, Va and Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 54m.

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The distance between Washington and Asheville is 381 miles. The road distance is 462.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Asheville without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 55m and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Washington to Asheville, including transfers.

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Washington to Asheville bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Washington DC station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Asheville is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs $95 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus via Raleigh, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 12h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Asheville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Asheville.
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  • Distance: 381.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Washington to Asheville every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Asheville via Richmond, Broad + Boulevard, Boulevard + The Diamond, Richmond, Va, and Raleigh, Nc in around 12h 54m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Baltimore to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Baltimore to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
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 Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
megabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Asheville is 463 miles. It takes approximately 7h 56m to drive from Washington to Asheville.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Asheville Airport.

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There are 256+ hotels available in Asheville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs $8.

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