Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Asheville Regional Airport is 30 min from campus. Delta and US Air fly to Asheville. There is a shuttle and taxi service costing approx. $30.00 one way. We do our best to provide transportation to and from the Airport on weekdays during business hours-but cannot guarantee rides. We cannot provide rides on nights or weekends. Other options (sometimes cheaper) are the Greenville/Spartanburg, SC Airport- 1 hrs away by rent a car, or the Charlotte, NC Airport 2 hours away.
There is an Asheville Trailways/Greyhound Bus Station 15 min from Campus as well. This # is 1800-231-2222.
Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-40 west of Asheville:
If you are arriving by car via I-40 from areas west of Asheville, do not take the Asheville exits (I-240), but rather stay on I-40 going East until you get to Exit 55. Take Exit 55 (East Asheville), turn left and go under the interstate. Go to the first traffic light (at the intersection with US-70/Tunnel Road), and turn right onto US-70. On US-70, go 1.5 miles until you reach the next traffic light and turn left onto Warren Wilson Road.
Travel about 1.5 miles until you reach the campus. Take the second entrance into the campus (the first
being a gravel service road), go past the library on the right, and look for parking areas.
From I-40 east of Asheville:
If you are traveling on I-40 east of Asheville take Exit 59 (Swannanoa) which has a "Warren Wilson College" sign. Bear right at the exit and go to the traffic light at the intersection with US-70. Turn left and go about 2 miles until you reach the second traffic light. Turn right on Warren Wilson Road. Go about 1.5 miles until you reach the campus. Take the second entrance onto the campus, go past the library on your right, continue up the hill and park in designated areas.
From the airport:
If you are traveling from the airport, take Interstate 26 West to I-40 East, then follow the instructions from I-40 West of Asheville.
St. Claire Guesthouse on Campus-upon availability to prospective students- 2 nights free, 3 meals free (you can pay for other meals at our cafeteria or vegetarian/vegan caf ). Two weeks or more notice required. Not always available- please call. For Parents and other family members there are hotels 10 min from Campus- Holiday Inn East Tunnel Rd.-828-298-5611, Beat Inn-828-298-4000, Motel 6-828-298-3040, Super 8- 828-298-7952. There are some wonderful historic places to stay- beautiful settings, but pricey- Grove Park Inn Resort-828-252-2711, Haywood Park Hotel-1800-228-2522, and the Inn on Biltmore Estate-800-858-4130. Also there are 2 great B and B's in Black Mt. 15 min away- The Inn Around the Corner-828-669-6005, and The Red Rocker Inn-828-669-5991, the B and B's are mid range priced.