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There are 5 ways to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  8h 34m

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

$356 - $1,397

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  45h 22m

  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  •  43h

  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 12h

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  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  •  30h 12m

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore 1886.9 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore is to fly which costs $350 - $1,400 and takes 8h 34m.

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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 43h and costs $320 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m 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 8h 34m and costs $350 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $600 and takes 43h.

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There is no direct flight from Jacksonville Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 1m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore is 1887 miles. It takes approximately 30h 12m 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 53+ hotels available in Mount Rushmore. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 1523.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 34m

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 43h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Jacksonville to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jacksonville Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 29m
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 Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 56m
Frequency
3 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
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
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
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
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
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com

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