Routes and Schedules

“The HOP” operates full schedules
7 days a week, 365 days a year!

Hickory

Boone / Blowing Rock

Asheville

Hickory Schedule
Plan one hour to Charlotte

LRU STUDENTS CALL ABOUT DISCOUNTS FOR SPRING BREAK/THANKSGIVING/CHRISTMAS

Departs Hickory Airport
Parking Lot (parking free)

4:00 am*
5:00 am*
6:00 am
7:30 am
9:00 am
10:30 am
12:00 noon
1:30 pm
3:00 pm
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
7:30 pm
9:00 pm

Departs Charlotte Airport
Arriving Passenger Shuttle Pickup Area

7:30 am
9:00 am
10:30 am
12:00 noon
1:30 pm
3:00 pm

4:30 pm
6:00 pm
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
10:30 pm
12:00 mi
dnight*

Current Rates:
  • $40 one way, $70 round trip
  • Additional Family Members ride $20 one way, $35 round trip
  • Parent accompanied children 12 and under ride free
  • Additional $10 Hickory Area Hotel drop off and pick up fee
  • Additional $25 Hickory Area Home drop off and pick up fee
  • *Additional $10 fee applies to 4:00 am, 5:00 am, and 12:00 midnight times

Boone / Blowing Rock Schedule
Plan two and a half hours to Charlotte

ASU STUDENTS PLEASE CALL TO GET SPRING BREAK/THANKSGIVING/CHRISTMAS DISCOUNTS

STUDENTS GOING TO THE VALLE CRUCIS BAGPIPE CAMP SHOULD CALL FOR PRICING

Departs ASU Peacock Hall Circle or Burgers & Brews on 105 in Boone or Blowing Rock for Hickory Airport and then Charlotte Airport

5:00 am *
7:30 am
10:30 am
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
7:30 pm

Departs Charlotte Airport

Arriving Passenger Shuttle Area
For Boone and Blowing Rock

7:30 am
10:30 am
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
7:30 pm

Current Rates:
  • $70 one way, $120 round trip
  • Additional Family Members ride $35 one way, $60 round trip
  • Parent accompanied children 12 and under ride free
  • *Additional $10 fee applies to 5:00 am trip
  • If departing from The Art of Living Center, the departure times are 30 minutes earlier
  • If departing from The Art of Living Center, the earliest departure time is 7:00am
  • The is an additional $20 fee for pick up or drop off at The Art of Living Center
  • There will be a brief stop in Hickory to switch shuttles.
  • All reservations made for large events at The Art of Living Retreat Center are non-refundable.

Asheville Schedule

Pickup and Drop Off Location is 802 Fairview Road in the

River Ridge Business Center in East Asheville.

Plan two and a half hours to Charlotte

Please plan to arrive at Asheville pickup location 15 minutes before departure time.  The HOP leaves on time!  We will not wait. There is a 15 minute stop in Hickory for shuttle change, restrooms, coffee, soda, etc.

Departs Asheville

6:00 am
7:30 am
9:00 am
10:30 am
12:00 noon
1:30 pm
3:00 pm
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
10:30 pm

Departs Charlotte Airport
Arriving Passenger Shuttle Area
For Asheville

6:00 am
7:30 am
9:00 am
10:30 am
12:00 noon
1:30 pm
3:00 pm
4:30 pm
6:00 pm
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
10:30 pm

Current Rates:
  • $85 one way, $150 round trip
  • Additional Family Members ride $43 one way, $70 round trip
  • Parent accompanied children 12 and under ride free
  • There is a brief stop in Hickory to switch shuttles