There are 5 ways to get from Indianapolis to Mount Rushmore by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Indianapolis (IND) to Rapid City (RAP) IND - RAP

$377 - $1,597

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Indianapolis to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$210 - $313

3 alternative options

Bus  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Lafayette, IN
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  4. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$239 - $409

Train, bus  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$279 - $522

Drive  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Mount Rushmore 1128.6 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $110 - $160 and takes 17 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 6 h 58 min and costs $370 - $1,600.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Mount Rushmore is 1501 km. The road distance is 1806 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Indianapolis to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Indianapolis to Mount Rushmore hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Indianapolis to Mount Rushmore via Chicago, Minneapolis, MN, Marquette Av S at 3 St S SW corner, Burnsville Transit Station, Burnsville, MN, and Rapid City, SD in around 26 h 59 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Indianapolis to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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