Traveling to Ridgecrest


Driving: Ridgecrest is located about 12 miles east of Asheville off of Interstate 40. Interstate 26 also intersects in Asheville. We are located in the middle of the Northeast and Southeast Corridors of the United States.

Driving Distances From:
Atlanta, GA - 4 hours
Birmingham, AL - 6 hours
Raleigh-Durham, NC - 3.75 hours
Charleston, SC - 4 hours
Charleston, WV - 4.5 hours
Charlotte, NC - 2 hours
Chattanooga, TN - 3.75
Cincinnati, OH - 6 hours
Columbia, SC - 2.5 hours
Gatlinburg, TN - 2 hours
Greensboro, NC - 2.5 hours
Knoxville, TN - 2 hours
Lexington, KY - 4.5 hours
Nashville, TN - 5 hours
Jacksonville, FL - 7 hours
Orlando, FL - 10 hours
Washington, DC - 7.5 hours
Memphis, TN - 8 hours
Louisville, KY - 5.5 hours
Detroit, MI - 9 hours
Roanoke, VA - 3.75 hours
Savannah, GA - 5 hours
Richmond, VA - 5 hours


 *Asheville Regional Airport (AVL):
Airlines servicing the AVL Regional Airport are:  Delta, US Airways/American, Allegiant and United.

AVL Website

*Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport (GSP):
Airlines servicing this airport are:  Allegiant, US Airways/American Airlines, Delta, Southwest and United.

GSP Website

*Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT):
Airlines servicing this airport are: American Airlines (HUB), United, Delta, Southwest Airlines, Air Canada, JetBlue, British Airways, Frontier Airlines, Lufthansa, Hawaiian Airlines, WestJet, South African Airlines, COPA, NetJet, Air Berlin, Qatar Airways, SAS, Finn Air, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Japan Airlines, Emirates, ANA, Qantas Airlines, Iberia Air, KLM Airlines, LAN Airlines, TAM Air

CLT Website

Shuttle at Asheville Regional Airport:
Wally's Asheville Transportation Service
provides group shuttle pricing for Ridgecrest's Guests in Cars or Vans.  The one way, per person cost (in the same van) to or from the Asheville Regional Airport is below (rates are subject to change, Ridgecrest does not guarantee these rates or availability): 

1 Person - $55.00                      2 People - $30.00                    3 people - $25.00
4 people - $20.00                      5 People - $20.00                    6 people - $20.00                7 people - $15.00

If group is scheduling flights, the transportation company will require a list or individual's flight arrival times for arrival day and departure times for the guest's last day.  They can bill the group or guests can pay individually.  An individual form can be provided by Wally's - Asheville Transportation Service for the Group's Event Planner to send to guests electronically.  Reservation and payment should be made directly to the Transportation Company.

Contact for Wally's - Asheville Transportation Service:
Wallace Hartman
Phone:  828-707-5792 - Reservations
Payment Methods - All Credit Cards or cash

Transportation can also be provided as a group to local attractions such as Biltmore, Blue Ridge Parkway/Arboretum Tours for spouses, shopping tours or restaurants in Biltmore Village/Downtown Asheville; etc.  Call Wally's - Asheville Transportation Service for rates.

Grandy Co Transportation provides Asheville Airport Car and Limo service, transportation services, shuttle services, and more. Need a Taxi? We provide Airport taxi services at a flat rate. Call 1-844-GRANDYCO (1-844-472-6392) or visit for more information.


Rental Car
Several car rental agencies are available at the Asheville Airport including Avis, Budget, Hertz and National.