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There are 6 ways to get from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Milwaukee  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Rapid City (RAP) MKE - RAP

$347 - $1,497

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Minneapolis, MN
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$196 - $274

4 alternative options

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rapid City (RAP) ORD - RAP

$376 - $828

Train, bus  •  20h 51m

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$229 - $387

Night bus, bus  •  20h 52m

  1. Take the night bus from Milwaukee, Wi to St Paul, Mn 4730 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$200 - $319

Drive  •  13h 31m

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore 869 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 13h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore is to bus and fly which costs $370 - $850 and takes 6h 5m.

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The distance between Milwaukee and Mount Rushmore is 786 miles. The road distance is 869 miles.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 51m and costs $220 - $390.

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It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 6h 55m and costs $340 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $280 and takes 21h 2m.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 42m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore is 869 miles. It takes approximately 13h 31m to drive from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Milwaukee Airport to Rapid City Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Mount Rushmore. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 785.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Milwaukee, WI, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Mount Rushmore via Minneapolis, MN, Marquette Av S at 5 St S SW corner, Burnsville, MN, and Rapid City, SD in around 21h 2m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Milwaukee to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Milwaukee, Wi to St Paul, Mn
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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The best way to get from Milwaukee to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 29m and costs $3.

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