Travel Information

2019 HEDS Annual Conference Travel Information

Arriving by Plane

If you are flying to the conference, you will want to reserve a flight that comes into the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL). The drive to the Renaissance Asheville Hotel from the airport is 16 miles and takes about 25 minutes in light traffic. Alternatively, some people fly into Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) when visiting Asheville. It takes around two hours to drive from CLT to the hotel.

The Renaissance Asheville Hotel does not offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the Asheville airport. However, there are numerous options to get back and forth including taxis, Uber, and Lyft. Taxi fare is about $45 each way and Uber is about $25. See information about all airport ground transportation options here.

If you are renting a car at the Asheville airport, the Renaissance Asheville provides the following directions from the airport to the hotel:

  • Enter I-26 W/US-74 W from Terminal Dr. and Airport Road – Drive (1.3 Mi)
  • Follow I-26 W to Broadway in Asheville. Take exit 5A from I-240E. (14.2 Mi)
  • Drive to Woodfin St (.02 miles)
  • Turn left onto Broadway (374 Ft)
  • Take 1st left onto Woodfin St. & Renaissance Asheville will be on the Right (.2 Mi)

Arriving by Car

The hotel offers complimentary, on-site parking. Click “Directions” (or “view larger map” if you’re using Explorer) on the map below to find out how to reach the hotel from your location via Google Maps.

Click “More options” (or “view larger map” if you’re using Explorer) on the map below to find out how to reach the hotel from your location via Google Maps.