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About Asheville

Asheville is a vibrant city with a developing art scene and plenty of historic buildings, where a modern lifestyle blends seamlessly into the historic old town. Standing among the most iconic attractions in the city is the Basilica of St. Lawrence, a majestic cathedral with the largest freestanding elliptical dome in the country. Other notable historic sites include the Charters of Freedom monument and the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, which was the actual home of the famous poet Carl Sandburg. As a major city in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is close to many scenic hikes around the Blue Ridge Parkway, including the Craven Gap Trail, Craggy Pinnacle Hike, and Bent Creek. No wonder it’s one of the best destinations for mountain vacations!

When the sun goes down and your stomach is growling, Asheville will treat you with its excellent local dishes. Some notable establishments include Berliner Kindl German Restaurant, a great German spot with authentic German fare, and Pack's Tavern, a local favorite with beautiful dining settings.

Southeastern Stages provides most of the bus service into and out of Asheville. Air travel arrives at the nearby Asheville Regional Airport, which is situated 11.1 miles from downtown.

What bus companies travel to Asheville, North Carolina?

Located in North Carolina, Asheville is accessible by bus from 10 other cities. You can choose from 10 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Asheville on Wanderu. Southeastern Stages usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Asheville

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Southeastern Stages1021h 54m$42.53
  • Southeastern Stages

    Southeastern Stages

    Founded in 1933, Southeastern Stages has a long legacy of providing safe, reliable bus transportation across the Southeastern U.S. This premier bus service provides routes across Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Southeastern Stages also has one of the largest fleets of ADA compliant coaches and was one of the first to adopt safety features such as advanced collision avoidance technology. Onboard these modern coaches, passengers can enjoy free Wi-Fi, reclining seats, overhead reading lights, and restrooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Asheville?

$26.00 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Asheville, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Asheville. In the last month, buses from Columbia to Asheville had the lowest average price at $34.23.

Where is the bus station in Asheville, NC?

The main bus station in Asheville is Shell. As the busiest station, it has the most bus arrivals, although some buses may make other stops in and around Asheville.

What is the closest airport to Asheville, NC?

The closest airport to Asheville is Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), it is located 11.1 miles from the city center of Asheville.

Is Asheville a popular bus travel destination?

Asheville ranks number 24 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 1294 in United States. Asheville ranks number 22 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Asheville via bus service. On average 0 direct daily bus trips serve Asheville.

What is the population of Asheville?

The population of Asheville is 88512. Asheville ranks number 11 in terms of population in North Carolina and number 367 in all of United States.

How much do bus tickets to Asheville cost?

Bus tickets to Asheville range from for a short trip to Asheville, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Asheville starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Asheville can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $26 .

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Asheville?

The closest bus station to the city center of Asheville is Shell, located just 3.1 miles away. Select Shell as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Asheville. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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