There are 4 ways to get from North Dakota 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Fargo  •  4 h 43 min

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

$458 - $2,010

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 1 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

$176 - $242

2 alternative options

Fly from Bismarck  •  5 h 17 min

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

$436 - $1,808

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Fargo to Mount Rushmore 603.9 miles

$55 - $90

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The distance between North Dakota and Mount Rushmore is 296 miles. The road distance is 603.9 miles.

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The best way to get from North Dakota to Mount Rushmore without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from North Dakota to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from North Dakota to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fargo Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between North Dakota to Mount Rushmore is 604 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to drive from North Dakota to Mount Rushmore.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Fargo 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 North Dakota to Fargo Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from North Dakota to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 296 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between North Dakota, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Fargo to Mount Rushmore hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fargo to Mount Rushmore via Fargo, ND, Sioux Falls, SD, and Rapid City, SD in around 12 h 1 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Fargo to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Phoenix esa Gateway
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Bismarck to Rapid City via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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