Transportation Guide

Conference Site, Hotels, and Local Transportation

The conference will take place in the Renaissance Asheville Hotel, located in downtown Asheville. The other conference hotel, Aloft, is about an 11-minute walk from the Renaissance Hotel. More information is located on the hotel tab (the Society has negotiated discounted rates).

The hotels are in downtown Asheville, close to many local attractions. See here for information on local transportation.

Shuttle Service

The Society negotiated individual airport transfer shuttle service to/from the Asheville Airport. (The shuttle bus will greet you curbside at ground transportation.)

This shuttle service is provided at a rate of $25 per person each way. 


  • Sunday, July 10th, Shuttles will depart from the Asheville Airport on the hour- 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, July 11th, Shuttles will depart from the Asheville Airport on the hour- 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


  • Saturday, July 16th, Shuttles will depart from the Renaissance Hotel on the hour- 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Please check in 10 minutes before the departure time. The shuttle will depart precisely on the hour.)

Important Notes

  • Individual transfer reservations which are not within the shuttle time options listed above will be charged $47 per person each way.
  • Airport transportation forms are due five days in advance of your arrival/departure. 
  • Reservations made by phone are not accepted. 
  • If your flight information changes after the submission of your airport transportation form, please notify our office immediately. Contact +1 (828) 251-9013.
  • Guests will receive a confirmation and departure notice from Accents on Asheville within one week of receipt of the transfer form. 

Click here to download the Individual Airport Transfer Reservation Form. 


Car Service

Accents on Asheville will provide Airport Car Services for you/your group. A size appropriate vehicle will be provided to transport you/your guests from the airport to your hotel or other location on the above dates, according to the group flight manifest submitted to our office. An Accents on Asheville greeter shall meet guests upon arrival in the commercial ground transportation area of each airport as designated by the airport authority. 

Car service can be provided for 1-31 people at a time. Costs range between $69- $850 pending the number of people and the airport. 

Click here to download the Vehicle Airport Car Service Reservation Form. 


Asheville Airport

Major Airports Within Driving Distance

It may be cheaper to fly to a major airport and rent a car to drive to Asheville. The closest options are Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta Georgia, both of which are major hubs.

Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Major Airport: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
  • Distance to Asheville: 105 mi/169 km (about two hours drive)
  • Rental Car: Available at airport, Click here for more information
    • Cost: $200-300 per week
    • Note: Variety of rental car providers. See link above for details
  • Airport Car Service (Click here for more details)
Atlanta, Georgia
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
Greenville, South Carolina

Other Nearby Cities

See here for other nearby cities with driving distances