There are 3 ways to get from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Rapid City (RAP) MSP - RAP

$257 - $518

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$162 - $228

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore 635.7 miles

$60 - $90

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The distance between Minneapolis and Mount Rushmore is 511 miles. The road distance is 635.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Rapid City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 44 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore is 636 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 47 min to drive from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 511.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore 5 times a day. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Minneapolis to Mount Rushmore every 3 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Bus operators
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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