There are 3 ways to get from Rapid City to Billings by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Billings (BIL) RAP - BIL

$357 - $1,557

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT 701

$65 - $95

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Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Billings 374.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to Billings is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rapid City to Billings is to fly which costs $350 - $1,600 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rapid City, SD and arriving at Billings, MT. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rapid City and Billings is 285 miles. The road distance is 374.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to Billings without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 50 min and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Rapid City to Billings, including transfers.

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Rapid City to Billings bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Rapid City, SD station.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to Billings is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $350 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $95 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Billings Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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Rapid City to Billings bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Billings, MT station.

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  • Distance: 284.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Rapid City, SD, USA and Billings, MT, USA?

United Airlines and Delta fly from Rapid City to Billings every 3 hours. Alternatively, Jefferson Lines operates a bus from Rapid City to Billings every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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jeffersonlines.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapid City to Billings is 374 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Rapid City to Billings.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Billings Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Billings. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $29 - $35.

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