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 Willie Brooks BBQ on 105 in Boone or  Blowing Rock Tanger Outlets 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