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There are 3 ways to get from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore by plane, 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  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Rapid City (RAP) LAS - RAP

$201 - $901

2 alternative options

Bus  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Frisco
  2. Take the bus from Frisco Transfer Center to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Buffalo, WY
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Rapid City, SD 702

$260 - $460

Drive  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore 1143.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 17 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore is to fly which costs $200 - $900 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Las Vegas and Mount Rushmore is 819 miles. The road distance is 1143.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 50 min and costs $260 - $460.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $200 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $460 and takes 31 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Las Vegas Airport to Rapid City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore is 1143 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 46 min to drive from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore.

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Allegiant Air and United Airlines offer flights from Las Vegas Airport to Rapid City Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Mount Rushmore. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 818.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Las Vegas, NV, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

Allegiant Air and United Airlines fly from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Las Vegas to Mount Rushmore via Frisco, Frisco Transfer Center, Denver, CO, Buffalo, WY, and Rapid City, SD in around 31 h 50 min.

Airlines
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Las Vegas to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
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 Las Vegas, Nv to Frisco
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $170
Bus from Frisco to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Frisco Transfer Center to Denver Bus Center - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
ridebustang.com
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Denver, CO to Buffalo, WY
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Buffalo, WY to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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The best way to get from Las Vegas to Las Vegas Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $6.

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