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Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, Biltmore is the perfect weekend escape. Make the most of your visit with our helpful planning tips.

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Directions to Biltmore

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FAQs

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Accessibility

Stroll Biltmore’s formal gardens and the Conservatory.

Shop, dine, and relax in charming Antler Hill Village.

Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting at Biltmore Winery.

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Visitor Information FAQs

  • Can I use car services such as taxi, Uber, and Lyft on the estate?

    Biltmore does not offer complimentary estate-wide shuttle transportation Estate roads do not have sidewalks, and walking between different areas of the estate is not recommended due to travel distances. To enjoy and explore all Biltmore has to offer, we strongly recommend guests arrive in their own vehicle or a rented vehicle.

    Guests without a vehicle may:

    •  Make reservations in advance for a rental vehicle or external transportation service such as taxi, Uber, or Lyft.*
    • Call 800-411-3812 to purchase Biltmore Express shuttle service for estate-wide shuttle transportation.

    *If you plan to arrive by an external transportation service such as taxi, Uber, or Lyft, this is drop-off service only. You will be dropped off at Biltmore House or Antler Hill Village.

    Note: wheeled luggage is NOT permitted in the Biltmore House & Gardens area. Please review our bag policy.

  • Do you have ADA shuttles from the parking lots to Biltmore House?

    Yes. Park and Ride Lot E offers accessible parking and round-trip ADA shuttle service to Biltmore House for guests with mobility disabilities and state-issued parking permits. Follow the signs to the enclosed shuttle pickup/drop-off building.

    ALL Biltmore Estate shuttles are accessible to wheelchair and stroller users.

    For more accessibility information, view Estate Accessibility, or contact the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center or Guest Services. For more information on shuttle service, view Estate Transportation.

  • Do your lodging accommodations include transportation around the estate?

    Transportation is only included with a stay at The Inn on Biltmore Estate.*

    To enjoy and explore all Biltmore has to offer, we recommend guests arrive in their own vehicle. Guests without their own vehicle may:

    • Make reservations in advance for a rental vehicle or an external transportation service such as taxi, Uber, or Lyft
    • Call 800-411-3812 to purchase Biltmore Express shuttle service ticket(s).

    *Round-trip guest shuttle service from The Inn to Biltmore House and to Amherst at Deerpark®

  • What address do I use for arrival to Biltmore Estate using GPS?

    The address for the entrance to Biltmore Estate is 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803.

    If you don’t use this address with your GPS, your GPS could take you to an incorrect entrance.

  • Do you offer transportation between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and Biltmore?

    At this time, we do not provide transportation from the airport to the estate. Because Biltmore is best explored by car, we recommend reserving a rental vehicle in advance of your visit from any of the providers at the airport.

  • Do you offer accessible parking?

    Yes. ADA-accessible parking spaces are provided in the majority of estate parking lots for guests with mobility disabilities and state-issued parking permits.

    Accessible parking for Biltmore House and Gardens visits:

    • Accessible parking for Biltmore House with complimentary accessible shuttle transportation is available in Park and Ride Lot E. Follow the signs to the enclosed shuttle pickup/drop-off building.
    • Accessible parking for Biltmore House is available in Park and Walk Lot B-1, which is a 5- to 10-minute walk on paved surfaces to the front of Biltmore House.
    • Accessible parking for the Walled Garden is located next to the Conservatory.

    ALL Biltmore Estate shuttles are accessible to wheelchair and stroller users. For more information on shuttle service, view Estate Transportation.

    For more information, view Estate Accessibility, or contact the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center or Guest Services.

  • Is there parking near Biltmore House?

    Yes. Please use Lots A and B to enjoy an 8- to 10-minute walk to the house and gardens. To see all estate parking lot locations, view our Estate Map.

  • Do I need to pay for parking?

    No, parking is included in admission.

  • Are shuttle services available on Biltmore Estate?

    Biltmore does not offer complimentary estate-wide shuttle transportation.

    Estate roads do not have sidewalks, and walking between different areas of the estate is not recommended due to travel distances. To enjoy and explore all Biltmore has to offer, we strongly recommend guests arrive in their own vehicle.

    Biltmore offers complimentary shuttle service from the following locations:

    • Round-trip to Biltmore House from Park & Ride lots (please park in Lots C, D, or E and follow the signs to the enclosed shuttle pickup/drop-off building)
    • Round-trip from Biltmore House to the Conservatory in the Walled Garden from April through October
    Round-trip guest shuttle service from The Inn on Biltmore Estate® to Biltmore House® and Amherst at Deerpark®*

    *Available exclusively for overnight guests at The Inn

    Biltmore Express shuttle service is $15 per person per day (kids 9 and younger are free) and:

    • Provides transportation between Biltmore’s Reception & Ticketing Sales Center, Biltmore House, Antler Hill Village, and Amherst at Deerpark®
    • May be purchased in advance by calling 800-411-3812 or in-person on day of arrival at any Guest Services location

    ALL Biltmore Estate shuttles are accessible to wheelchair and stroller users.

    Animals (with the exception of service animals) are not allowed on shuttles.

    Note: wheeled luggage is NOT permitted in the Biltmore House & Gardens area. Please review our bag policy.

  • 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.