Atlanta to Asheville Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $33
Fastest Way Bus — 4h 52min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 27 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, flight and by car
Distance 165 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound
$33 · 6h 35min · 34 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Asheville
+4 more options
$235 · 5h 5min · 457 lb of CO2

Atlanta to Asheville Flights

There are 1 airports — ATL — that make sense to fly out of from Atlanta and 1 airports — AVL — to access Asheville. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ATL.

$22 · 3h 4min · 35 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Asheville

Drive from Atlanta to Asheville

It's 165 miles between Atlanta to Asheville. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 4min and 3h 14min from Atlanta to Asheville under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 23min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Asheville by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $22.

What is the best way to travel from Atlanta to Asheville?

The are 6 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Atlanta to Asheville. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Atlanta towards Asheville, as it is the cheapest to Asheville. It's common to find tickets for as low as $33. Greyhound operates from Atlanta to Asheville, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Atlanta to Asheville?

On your trip from Atlanta to Asheville, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

What's the cheapest way from Atlanta to Asheville?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to Asheville is by bus. The bus costs $33 roughly and will take 6 hours 35 minutes.

How long does it take from Atlanta to Asheville by car?

The total distance between Atlanta and Asheville is 165 miles and will take you about 3 hours 4 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $22.

Is Asheville a good weekend getaway from Atlanta?

Taking a weekend to explore Asheville is always a great trip and way to escape the hustle and bustle of Atlanta proper.  If you're willing to spend over $200 and book early enough, you can take a direct flight with Delta Airlines from ATL Atlanta Hartsfield.  Alternatively, you can either go by bus or by driving.  We would recommend driving, as the public transportation and general transportation infrastructure in Asheville is not very developed - so you may find it difficult to access Asheville's hidden gems.
Once you've arrived in Asheville, the options are endless.  It is somewhat known as a river town, as there are several major rivers in the neighborhoods.  Here, you'll find a bunch of different outfitter companies, just ready to take you out on the river for a nice afternoon.  Other than that, there is spectacular hiking, food, nightlife, and breweries in Asheville.  All of this is accessible as a nice weekend excursion from Atlanta to Asheville.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Atlanta to Asheville
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332