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There are 10 ways to get from Wilmington to Asheville by train, plane, car or bus

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Asheville  •  5 h 8 min

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

$160 - $658

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Bus  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$75 - $181

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 11 min

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

$227 - $708

Train to Newark, fly to Asheville  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Asheville (AVL) EWR - AVL

$101 - $835

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP
  3. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$215 - $538

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Knoxville, drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Knoxville (TYS) PHL - TYS
  3. Drive from Knoxville to Asheville

$243 - $767

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAD - GSP
  3. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Asheville

$210 - $659

Train Amtrak, bus  •  13 h 6 min

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

$86 - $222

Train, bus via Washington Union Station  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC
  3. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$137 - $326

Drive  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Asheville 564.9 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Asheville is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Asheville is to train and fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, De and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Richmond, Va and Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 22 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Asheville is 481 miles. The road distance is 564.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Asheville without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 6 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Wilmington to Asheville, including transfers.

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Wilmington to Asheville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wilmington, De station.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Asheville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 32 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Asheville is 565 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 51 min to drive from Wilmington to Asheville.

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  • Distance: 480.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Asheville, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Wilmington to Asheville via Richmond, Va and Raleigh, Nc in around 15 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Newark to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Baltimore to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Newark to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Seat
$50 - $85
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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 Wilmington Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Durham, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Wilmington, De to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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