Education Center in Asheville NC

Blue Ridge Mountains

Travel Information

Travel Information

Where is OM Sanctuary in relation to Asheville?

OM Sanctuary is in the city of Asheville, located just 2.5 miles to the heart of the city.

What is the distance from the Asheville Regional Airport to OM Sanctuary?

OM Sanctuary is 15.7 miles to airport.

Will there be transportation options in Asheville?

Uber, Lyft, and taxi’s are available to pick guests up from the airport and take them to OM Sanctuary.

Can I walk to OM Sanctuary from downtown Asheville?

Some of the routes from downtown to OM Sanctuary are without side walks. Traveling by vehicle is advised.  

Driving Directions

From Downtown Asheville:

  1. Head southeast on Broadway
  2. Turn left onto NC-251 S/Riverside Drbeauty om sanctuary
  3. Turn right onto Pearson Bridge Rd crossing over the French Broad River via the Pearson Bridge
  4. Sharp right onto Richmond Hill Dr
  5. Turn right onto OM Sanctuary campus toward parking
  6. Reception will be on your left

From I-40, coming from the east

(Take Exit 53B onto I-240)

  1. U.S. 74A, coming from the east
    (Follow signs for I-240 as you approach Asheville)
  2. Follow I-240 to downtown area
  3. From I-240 take exit 4A for U.S. 19 N/U.S. 23 N/U.S. 70 W/Interstate 26 toward Weaverville/Woodfin
  4. Merge onto I-26 W/US-19 N/US-23 N/US-70 W
  5. Exit onto Hill Stbeautiful flower om sanctuary
  6. Turn left at stop sign onto Hill St.
  7. Turn right onto Riverside Dr
  8. Take the 1st left onto Pearson Bridge Rd
  9. Turn right onto Richmond Hill

From I-40, coming from the west

(Take exit 46B for I-240)

  1. Merge onto I-240 E/I-26 W
  2. Take exit 4A on the left for U.S. 19/U.S. 23/U.S. 70 W/Interstate 26 toward Unc Asheville/Weaverville
  3. Merge onto I-26 W/US-19 N/US-23 N/US-70 W
  4. Exit onto Hill St
  5. Turn left at stop sign onto Hill St.
  6. Turn right onto Riverside Dr
  7. Take the 1st left onto Pearson Bridge Rd
  8. Turn right onto Richmond Hill Dr

​Distance to selected locations​

Biltmore Estate 6 miles
Asheville Regional Airport 19 miles
Greenville, SC 67 miles
Knoxville, TN 116 miles
Charlotte, NC 120 miles
Columbia, SC 165 miles
Greensboro, NC 170 miles
Atlanta, GA 215 miles
Cincinnati, OH 338 miles

​Airport Jet Service​

Jet service and commuter flights are available through the Asheville Regional Airport with nonstop service to hub airports of Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Newark, New York, Orlando Sanford, and Philadelphia.


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