There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to South Dakota by plane, car, bus or train

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

Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux Falls (FSD) ORD - FSD

$174 - $477

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502

$99 - $156

5 alternative options

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rapid City (RAP) ORD - RAP

$311 - $740

Fly Chicago Midway to Aberdeen  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Aberdeen (ABR) MDW - ABR

$274 - $1,420

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City, drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Sioux City (SUX) ORD - SUX
  2. Drive from Sioux City to Yankton

$179 - $1,616

Train, bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Albert Lea, MN 701 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Albert Lea, MN to Sioux Falls, SD 701

$153 - $303

Drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Sioux Falls 576.7 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to South Dakota is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 24 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chicago to South Dakota is to fly which costs $170 - $480 and takes 4 h 7 min.

More details

The distance between Chicago and South Dakota is 671 miles. The road distance is 576.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Chicago to South Dakota, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to South Dakota. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at 10th/Lowell SW corner via Omaha, NE, Maple/Career NE corner and The Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 32 min.

More details

Map of how to get from Chicago to South Dakota.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 671.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and South Dakota, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Sioux Falls every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Sioux Falls via Omaha, NE, Sioux Falls, SD, Maple/Career NE corner, and The Bus Stop in around 14 h 32 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Aberdeen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Aberdeen via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Sioux City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Albert Lea, MN
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Albert Lea, MN to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.