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About Flights to Rapid City

Summary info about Rapid City flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$141

Best Round-Trip Price

$208

Fastest flight time

2h 23m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Rapid City from United States in the last 72 hours is $141 (Los Angeles to Rapid City).
The best round-trip flight price to Rapid City from United States in the last 72 hours is $208 (Chicago O'Hare Intl to Rapid City).
The fastest flight to Rapid City from United States takes 2h 23m (Chicago O'Hare Intl to Rapid City).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Rapid City, including American Airlines, United Airlines and Allegiant Air.

Cheapest flights to Rapid City airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Rapid City airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Rapid City

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Rapid City

Santa Barbara (SBA) to Rapid City (RAP)

Typically, flights to Rapid City from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Santa Barbara to Rapid City, which has an average price of $359


When is the best time to fly to Rapid City?

Quick flights to Rapid City, South Dakota (RAP), can be booked both with and without layovers. For example, a non-stop flight from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) will only take about 2 hours. Rapid City flight deals can also be found for departures from the southwest, such as from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Arizona, with flight times of only around 4 hours (including one connection at Denver International Airport (DEN) in Colorado). Flights can also be booked from the East Coast to Rapid City Regional Airport, including from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in North Carolina, with flight durations of only about 5 hours 20 minutes and a single connection at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minnesota. Another option from the East Coast is New York's John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK), with flights to Rapid City lasting only about 6 hours and including a single layover in Minneapolis (MSP).

Nonstop flights can be booked to Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP), Rapid City from Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP), which last about 2 hours. Non-stop flights to Rapid City are also available from O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Illinois and also only take about 2 hours. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in Texas is another airport that has nonstop flights available to Rapid City, which only last about 2 hours 30 minutes. Non-stop flights from Denver International Airport (DEN) in Colorado only take about 1 hour 15 minutes.

Users booking trips to Rapid City from Valparaiso, Florida found flights 94% cheaper than the average price of flights to Rapid City. To find the cheapest price to Rapid City from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of July is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Rapid City from United States, with most prices found around $336. If you aren’t able to travel to Rapid City during the month of July, then flying in January is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $338.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 26 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Rapid City. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $410. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Rapid City for as low as $208.

According to our data, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly to Rapid City from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Wednesday departure recently was $392. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. The most expensive day to fly to Rapid City is Monday, with ticket prices averaging around $519.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Rapid City is in the afternoon. Flights from United States to Rapid City during this time can be as low as $398. Flights at noon are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $579.

During the warmer months, hikers around the Rapid City area find that parks like Bear Country USA are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Rapid City in May, June, or September.

The best time to go skiing is usually when temperatures are low and chances of snow are high. The month of January is considered the best time for skiing in the Rapid City area. Terry Peak Ski Area is a recommended mountain in the area.

Chadron Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Rapid City.

The cheapest airport near Rapid City is typically Chadron Airport with an average price of $386/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Rapid City flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Rapid City found recently by users on momondo
United Airlines
Sep 4
ORD4:57 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 23m
RAP7:20 amRapid City
Sep 10
RAP9:40 amRapid City
2h 13m
ORD11:53 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Sep 25
ORD8:54 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 37m
RAP11:31 amRapid City
Oct 1
RAP12:35 pmRapid City
4h 45m
1 stop
ORD5:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Aug 20
ORD4:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
14h 47m
1 stop
RAP7:07 amRapid City
Aug 22
RAP10:13 amRapid City
19h 17m
1 stop
ORD5:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Sep 25
ORD3:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 20m
1 stop
RAP9:35 amRapid City
Oct 1
RAP12:35 pmRapid City
6h 22m
1 stop
ORD6:57 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Sep 12
ORD12:10 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
22h 17m
1 stop
RAP10:27 amRapid City
Sep 17
RAP10:07 amRapid City
21h 20m
1 stop
ORD7:27 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Sep 12
ORD4:52 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 29m
RAP7:21 amRapid City
Sep 17
RAP2:00 pmRapid City
4h 51m
1 stop
ORD6:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Rapid City

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Rapid City, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
Jun 15
LAX12:24 pmLos Angeles
25h 09m
1 stop
RAP1:33 pmRapid City
Multiple Airlines
Aug 17
LAX1:05 pmLos Angeles
22h 06m
1 stop
RAP11:11 amRapid City
Multiple Airlines
Jun 8
LAX3:30 pmLos Angeles
25h 07m
1 stop
RAP4:37 pmRapid City

Which airlines fly to Rapid City?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Rapid City

Which airlines fly to Rapid City?

United Airlines is the airline most momondo users in United States opt for when booking flights to Rapid City. American Airlines, Delta and Allegiant Air are also popular choices when flying to Rapid City from United States. Most major airlines flying from United States to Rapid City will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

Delta Flights to Rapid City

Delta is a popular choice for users traveling to Rapid City. It operates 12 flights every week to Rapid City, most often flying from Minneapolis St Paul. Delta ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as $164 (from Boston Logan Intl) have been found by momondo users. In 385 reviews, momondo users have rated Delta at an average score of 7.9/10.

United Airlines Flights to Rapid City

United Airlines flight deals to Rapid City start from $248 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a round-trip journey departing from Boston Logan Intl. Over any normal week, United Airlines flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Denver Intl is the most popular United Airlines departure point to Rapid City so generally has the most availability. United Airlines is scored a 7.4/10 in 728 reviews.


Best first class flights to Rapid City

Compare and see reviews for airlines with premium cabins that fly to Rapid City
AirlineRatingFirst ClassPrice
American AirlinesPriceFrom $342First ClassRating
7.3
7.7

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.6

Food

Reviews

I had a malfunctioning chair that kept automatically going from recline to fully erect and the footrest next quite functioned properly.

1 / 10
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      Airports near Rapid City

      Below you will find all the airports in Rapid City along with the distance from the city center

      How do you get to the city center from Rapid City’s airport?

      Once you have arrived at Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP), there are a couple of options for transportation to downtown Rapid City. As the city’s Rapid Transit System does not currently serve the airport, hailing a taxi will likely be the fastest way to get to the downtown area. Alternatively, car rental services are well-represented at the airport. A private service known as Rapid Shuttle also offers airport shuttle services at a per-trip cost from the airport to any point in the area.


      Popular routes to Rapid City

      Most frequently searched flights to Rapid City along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
      Dallas to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 14m
      Cheapest price$320
      Washington, D.C. to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 26m
      Cheapest price$382
      Chicago to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 20m
      Cheapest price$338
      San Francisco to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time4h 35m
      Cheapest price$267
      Seattle to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 38m
      Cheapest price$387
      Minneapolis to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time1h 36m
      Cheapest price$268
      Charlotte to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time3h 14m
      Cheapest price$403
      Orlando to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time6h 26m
      Cheapest price$408
      Los Angeles to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time4h 23m
      Cheapest price$309
      New York to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time4h 43m
      Cheapest price$318
      Boston to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 48m
      Cheapest price$418
      Tampa to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 50m
      Cheapest price$472
      Philadelphia to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 40m
      Cheapest price$492
      Atlanta to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time5h 35m
      Cheapest price$388
      San Antonio to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time4h 24m
      Cheapest price$375
      Houston to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 57m
      Cheapest price$266
      San Diego to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time4h 31m
      Cheapest price$263
      Phoenix to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time2h 17m
      Cheapest price$267
      Portland to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time4h 21m
      Cheapest price$370
      Salt Lake City to Rapid City Flights
      Fastest flight time1h 41m
      Cheapest price$236

      Visa requirements for visiting Rapid City

      For travelers who come to Rapid City, South Dakota, from locations within the United States, there are no travel documents required for entry. Foreign nationals entering the United States and continuing on to Rapid City will have general passport or visa requirements depending on their citizenship.


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      Best things to do and see in Rapid City

      The downtown district is full of shopping and dining opportunities. As the "City of Presidents," you can find many statues of past leaders at various points around town. Why not take a selfie with your favorite? The South Dakota Air and Space Museum and the Museum of Geology make for excellent educational opportunities, and little ones will love the famous Dinosaur Park and Old MacDonald’s Farm. For a great family day trip while in Rapid City, head to the WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort. Finally, no visit to Rapid City would be complete without visiting the nearby Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore Monuments.


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