There are 4 ways to get from Wilmington to Asheville by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 392 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Asheville, Nc 4845

$50 - $121

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Bus via Winston Salem, Nc  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 392 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc

$57 - $141

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Asheville 324.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to Asheville (AVL) ILM - AVL

$182 - $952

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The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Asheville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Asheville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington station to Asheville. However, there are services departing from Downtown Station and arriving at Asheville, Nc via Wilmington, Nc and Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 41 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Asheville is 279 miles. The road distance is 324.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Asheville without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 41 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 11 h 41 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, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Asheville is to bus which takes 11 h 41 min and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $950 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Wilmington Airport to Asheville Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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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 325 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to drive from Wilmington to Asheville.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Wilmington Airport to Asheville Airport.

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  • Distance: 279.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Wilmington to Asheville via Forden Station, Wilmington, Nc, and Raleigh, Nc in around 11 h 41 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and Delta fly from Wilmington to Asheville hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Wilmington to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Wilmington to Asheville via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Wilmington to Asheville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Wilmington to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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
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

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