There are 6 ways to get from New Jersey 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 9 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rapid City (RAP) EWR - RAP

$325 - $647

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago, Il  •  42 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$283 - $553

4 alternative options

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  43 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station 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

$388 - $833

Bus  •  46 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Kansas City, Mo
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  3. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD 701

$304 - $555

Train, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station 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

$387 - $852

Drive  •  27 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Mount Rushmore 1725.1 miles

$160 - $250

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Elizabeth to Mount Rushmore hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Mount Rushmore via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Chicago, Il, Minneapolis, Mn, Marquette Av S at 11 St S SW corner, Burnsville Transit Station, Burnsville, MN, and Rapid City, SD in around 42 h 47 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Newark to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Newark to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Newark to Rapid City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Newark to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Newark to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
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
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
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
Bus from Newark, Nj to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $300
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
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Jersey and Mount Rushmore is 2426 km. The road distance is 2760 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 27 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $320 - $650.

It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from New Jersey to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.