There are 5 ways to get from Jacksonville 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  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Rapid City (RAP) JAX - RAP

$356 - $1,396

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  45 h 9 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Midtown Atlanta
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  4. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$290 - $414

3 alternative options

Bus  •  42 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
  3. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
  4. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  5. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD 701

$321 - $600

Train, bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Omaha, NE
  4. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  5. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD 701

$436 - $922

Drive  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore 1886.9 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The distance between Jacksonville and Mount Rushmore is 1524 miles. The road distance is 1886.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 8 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 42 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Jacksonville Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore is 1887 miles. It takes approximately 30 h 12 min to drive from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore.

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

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There are 49+ hotels available in Mount Rushmore. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Jacksonville Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 1523.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 22 min

What companies run services between Jacksonville, FL, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore via Tallahassee, Fl, St Louis, Mo, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, Sioux Falls, SD, and Rapid City, SD in around 42 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Miami, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Room
$420 - $600
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Jacksonville to Midtown Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Burlington Trailways

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