Getting to Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina sits in one of the most majestic mountain regions in the world and can be easily accessed by plane, car or bus.

Nonstop Flights

Rated as one of the fastest growing airports in the U.S., the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is conveniently located just 15 minutes south of downtown Asheville.

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The Asheville airport serves dozens of direct flight options to Asheville from major airlines, including:

American Airlines

  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • Chicago (ORD) - Starts in late May
  • Dallas (DFW)
  • New York LaGuardia (LGA)
  • Washington, D.C.(DCA) - Starts in June

Delta

  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • New York LaGuardia (LGA) - Starts in June

United Airlines

  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • Newark (EWR)
  • Washington, D.C.(DCA)

Allegiant

  • Austin (AUS)
  • Baltimore (BWI)
  • Boston (BOS) - Starts in late May
  • Chicago (MDW)
  • Denver (DEN)
  • Destin (VPS) - Starts in late May
  •  Ft. Lauderdale (FLL)
  • Ft. Meyers/Punta Gorda (PGD)
  •  Houston (HOU)
  •  Las Vegas (LAS)
  • Newark (EWR)
  • Orlando (SFB)
  • Sarasota (SRQ)
  • St. Petersburg/Clearwater (PIE)
  •  West Palm Beach (PBI) 

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Ground Transportation

Getting to and from the Asheville airport is easy! Located just 15 minutes (10 miles) from downtown, AVL is served by major rental car companies, including AVIS, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and Alamo, as well as a host of other ground transportation providers, taxi cabs, shuttles and public transit options.

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Travel by Car

Asheville is an easy drive from most of the eastern United States. It is centrally located in the epicenter of numerous major cities and accessible from the following interstates and highways: I-26, I-40 and I-240; U.S. 19/23, 25, 25A, 70, and 74.

Consider starting your trip at the Asheville Visitor Center, open seven days a week. Located at 36 Montford Ave (Exit 4C off I-240) near downtown Asheville, the Visitor Center is the place for maps, local information and insider tips on how to get around. Call (828) 258-6129 for more information.

Need help with parking? Asheville has numerous parking options in downtown. Learn more about available parking and rates here.

Plan Your Next Trip to Asheville

Spend a week in our magical mountain town that’s beaming with creative spirit, natural wonders and endless charm. From lively music to illustrious arts and craft to thrilling outdoor adventures, Asheville is the perfect place to spend your next vacation. Start planning your next trip to Asheville today!