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

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

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

$65 - $95

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Billings 374.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 8 min

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

$357 - $1,557

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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 5 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rapid City, SD and arriving at Billings, MT. Services depart once daily, 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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The bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT takes 6 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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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 bus which takes 6 h 50 min and costs $65 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $350 - $1,600 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Billings Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 47 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: 6 h 50 min

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

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

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Rapid City to Billings via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
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
Once daily
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 48+ hotels available in Billings. Prices start at $66 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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