How to Reach Asheville - The Easiest Way to Reach Asheville


  • By Plane: The Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is Western North Carolina's largest airport. It offers jet and commuter service to United, American, and Delta region. Asheville has non-stop service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit,New York City, Newark, Orlando and Tampa.
  • By Train: The closest Amtrak train station to Asheville is in Greenville, South Carolina or Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • By Car: Mountainous, curvy, and scenic sections of highway are found along the interstates in all four directions while travelling into Asheville. The Asheville area is also served by 10 US and state highways. 


  • By Car: Since the region is mountainous and vast, hiring a car is the best way to roam around. A must-see drive through is the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway that weaves through the lush Blue Ridge Mountains, through Asheville and into the entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 
  • By Bus: Asheville transit offers regular bus services to downtown and around.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are easily available throughout the city at affordable fare prices. 

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Modes of Transportation in Asheville

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Asheville. The most preferred mode of transport in Asheville is Car.

Average distance: 20.32 km Average time: 35.89 min

  • Car 88.89%
    Driving 23.5 min Overall average time for 20.44 kms 23.5 min
  • Walking 11.11%
    Walking 90 min Driving 45 min Overall average time for 19.31 kms 135 min

How to Reach Asheville from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Hendersonville to Asheville 10.82 km 10 mins
Flat Rock to Asheville 13.09 km 13 mins
Fairview to Asheville 17.32 km 17 mins
Greeneville to Asheville 32.09 km 32 mins
Forest City to Asheville 76.37 km 1 hour 16 mins
Sapphire to Asheville 90.46 km 1 hour 20 mins
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