There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Mount Rushmore by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Rapid City (RAP) PDX - RAP

$308 - $1,198

Cheapest option

Bus via Missoula, MT  •  27 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD 702

$249 - $416

3 alternative options

Train, bus, night bus  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 942
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD 702

$273 - $486

Bus  •  39 h

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Cheyenne, Wy
  2. Take the bus from Cheyenne, WY to Buffalo, WY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Rapid City, SD 702

Drive  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Mount Rushmore 1290.6 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Portland to Mount Rushmore hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Mount Rushmore via Spokane, Wa, Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, Billings, MT, and Rapid City, SD in around 27 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Rapid City via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Rapid City via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Portland to Rapid City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Spokane, Wa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Portland, Or to Cheyenne, Wy
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Buffalo, WY to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Express Arrow vehicles
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Cheyenne, WY to Buffalo, WY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Portland to Mount Rushmore?

The distance between Portland and Mount Rushmore is 1526 km. The road distance is 2065 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Portland to Mount Rushmore?

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 20 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Portland to Mount Rushmore?

The quickest way to get from Portland to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 6 h 58 min and costs $300 - $1,200.

How long does it take to get from Portland to Mount Rushmore?

It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Portland to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.