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Driving to Asheville
and Western North Carolina

Blue Ridge Parkway near Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina

Most visitors to Asheville and the mountains are either driving to Asheville from their hometowns in their own car, or they rent a car at the airport when they arrive. Before you decide on the best way to get to Asheville and the mountains, it helps to check out the driving distances in the chart below. Then you might want to consider flights to Asheville Regional Airport or other nearby regional airports before you choose driving to Asheville. That way you can pick the most convenient way to get here and the way that gives you the most time in Asheville and the mountains on your trip.

Driving to Asheville:
Travel distances between major cities and downtown Asheville

City Miles Kilometres
Atlanta, GA 188 mi 301 km
Baltimore, MD 508 mi 818 km
Birmingham, AL 331 mi 530 km
Boston, MA 923 mi 1500 km
Charleston, SC 259 mi 414 km
Charlotte, NC 122 mi 195 km
Chattanooga, TN 226 mi 364 km
Chicago, IL 660 mi 966 km
Cincinnati, OH 372 mi 594 km
Columbia, SC 153 mi 245 km
Columbus, OH 471 mi 758 km
Dallas, TX 962 mi 1548 km
Detroit, MI 626 mi 1007 km
Greenville, SC 59 mi 94 km
Houston, TX 1000 mi 1609 km
Jacksonville, FL 408 mi 653 km
Knoxville, TN 111 mi 178 km
Lexington, KY 265 mi 424 km
Louisville, KY 340 mi 544 km
Memphis, TN 494 mi 790 km
Miami, FL 749 mi 1198 km
Nashville, TN 288 mi 461 km
Newark, NJ 680 mi 1094 km
New Orleans, LA 677 mi 1090 km
New York City, NY 690 mi 1110 km
Orlando, FL 547 mi 875 km
Philadelphia, PA 628 mi 1010 km
Pittsburgh, PA 477 mi 767 km
Raleigh, NC 231 mi 370 km
Richmond, VA 346 mi 554 km
Savannah, GA 288 mi 461 km
St. Louis, MO 603 mi 970 km
Tampa, FL 585 mi 936 km
Washington, DC 467 mi 752 km
Winston Salem 146 mi 234 km

More Helpful Links:

WNC Driving Distances, a handy chart of driving distances between WNC Towns and Asheville and between Regional Airports and popular WNC Towns.

Asheville Regional Airport is small, friendly and easy to get around in, yet large enough to be serviced by major airlines and have big-time amenities . . . more . . .

Helpful Tips for Asheville Car Rentals, as well as driving in the mountains and more . . .

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