Directions & Parking - Biltmore

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FAQs

  • Where is the nearest airport?

    Asheville Regional Airport is the nearest airport to Biltmore.

  • Can you provide local driving directions?

    Local Driving Directions

    Below are recommended routes to Biltmore. Please visit NC Department of Transportation website for real-time information on road conditions or construction delays.

    Address for GPS directions: 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803

    From Interstate 40 East
    Take I-40 east to Asheville. Take exit 50 (US Highway 25), then turn left at the traffic light after exiting. Stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From Interstate 40 West
    Take I-40 west to Asheville and take exit 50B (US Highway 25 North). After exiting, stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From Interstate 26/US Highway 19/23 East
    Take I-26 east to Asheville. In Asheville, take I-240 east to I-40 west. Follow I-40 west to exit 50B (US Highway 25 North). After exiting, stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From Interstate 26 West
    Follow I-26 west toward Asheville to exit 31A (Hickory/Knoxville exit). Take I-40 east to exit 50 (US Highway 25), then turn left at the traffic light after exiting. Stay in the left lane and follow signs to the Biltmore entrance.

    From the Blue Ridge Parkway
    Take the US Highway 25 North exit; Biltmore is approximately 4 miles from the parkway.

  • What are estate travel distances?
    • Reception & Ticketing Sales Center to Biltmore House: 3 miles
    • Biltmore House to Antler Hill Village & Winery: 5 miles
    • The Inn on Biltmore Estate to Biltmore House: 4 miles
    • Biltmore House to Deerpark: 2 miles
    • Antler Hill Village & Winery to Deerpark: 2 miles
    • Reception & Ticketing Sales Center to The Inn on Biltmore Estate: 2 miles
  • What if I arrive by Taxi, Uber, Lyft?

    If you plan to arrive by an external transportation service such as taxi, Uber, or Lyft, you may request they take you to one of two convenient estate locations:

    1. Central Parking where you will board an estate shuttle, included with Biltmore admission. Shuttle stops include Biltmore House & Gardens, Antler Hill Village & Winery, and Amherst at Deerpark.
    2. Antler Hill Village where you can enjoy restaurants, shops, our Winery, Farmyard, playground, and more. When ready to visit Biltmore House & Gardens or Amherst at Deerpark, simply board an estate shuttle from Antler Hill Village.

    When your Biltmore visit is complete, you may have your taxi, Uber, or Lyft driver pick you up at either of these two locations. Note: wheeled luggage is NOT permitted in the Biltmore House & Gardens area. Please review our bag policy.

  • Is there estate parking? Does Biltmore provide estate transportation?

    Estate Shuttle transportation and parking are included with Biltmore admission or an overnight stay at one of our estate properties (The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage).

    After entering the estate, you will be directed to our parking areas based on whether you are a daytime or overnight guest, and how you’d like to experience the estate.

    Central Parking
    For the most informative and care-free way to experience the estate, choose our convenient estate shuttle. Shuttles stop at Biltmore House & Gardens, Antler Hill Village & Winery, and Amherst at Deerpark (location of Downton Abbey: The Exhibition November 8, 2019 – April 7, 2020), and return to Central Parking.

    Walking Lots
    If you’d like to enjoy a 10- to 15-minute walk to the house and gardens, you may choose to park closer to Biltmore House in one of our Walking Lots.

    Antler Hill Village & Winery
    To experience Antler Hill Village prior to your Biltmore House visit, follow the signs and park in one of the parking areas within easy walking distance of this area’s hotels, shops, restaurants, Winery, exhibition hall, Farmyard, playground and more. Catch a shuttle from this location when ready to visit Biltmore House & Gardens or Amherst/Deerpark.

  • What are the hours for estate transportation?

    All Estate Shuttles run daily from 8:30 a.m.–10 p.m. with later hours during Candlelight Christmas Evenings.

    From Biltmore House, you may walk to the gardens or take a Garden Shuttle to and from the gardens and Conservatory area.

    Garden Shuttles run continuously from 9 a.m.–7 p.m. daily.

    Passholder Garden Express Shuttle, available exclusively for our Passholders and their guests, runs continuously from 8 a.m.–7 p.m. daily.

  • If I buy things at the shops or Winery, how do I get them back to my car? Can I bring my estate purchases onto the shuttles?

    Merchandise from any of our estate shops, including the Winery, may be taken on our estate shuttles back to your car. If an item does not fit on the shuttle, or you prefer not to bring it with you, we offer the following additional options for your convenience:

    • Have your items delivered to the Winery where you may pick them up as you leave the estate
    • Have your items shipped to your address via direct-to-home shipping
  • How long does it take to tour the estate?

    Plan on spending at least one full day at Biltmore. Two days are recommended because there is so much to see and do on our 8,000-acre estate: the house, gardens, Winery, working farm, and a variety of outdoor activities, shops, and exceptional dining options.

  • Do you provide parking for RVs?

    RV drivers and those with special needs should contact the first available parking host for assistance. View Estate Accessibility.

  • Do I need to pay for parking?

    No. Estate Shuttle transportation and parking are included with Biltmore admission or an overnight stay at one of our estate properties (The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottage).

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