There are 4 ways to get from North Dakota to Rapid City 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Fargo  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Fargo (FAR) to Rapid City (RAP) FAR - RAP

$412 - $1,950

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Sioux Falls, SD 704
  2. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD 701

$116 - $167

2 alternative options

Fly from Bismarck  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Bismarck (BIS) to Rapid City (RAP) BIS - RAP

$390 - $1,748

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Fargo to Rapid City 580.9 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from North Dakota to Rapid City is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from North Dakota to Rapid City is to fly which costs $390 - $1,800 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between North Dakota and Rapid City is 278 miles. The road distance is 580.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from North Dakota to Rapid City, including transfers.

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What companies run services between North Dakota, USA and Rapid City, SD, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Fargo to Rapid City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fargo to Rapid City via Fargo, ND and Sioux Falls, SD in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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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