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

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Fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Bozeman (BZN) RAP - BZN

$354 - $1,495

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle, drive  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT 701
  2. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT 933 / ...
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Butte, MT to Idaho Falls, ID
  4. Take the bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
  5. Drive from Grand Targhee Resort to West Thumb
  6. Take the bus from West Thumb to Bozeman

$296 - $362

1 alternative option

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Bozeman 517.3 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to Bozeman is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rapid City to Bozeman is to fly which costs $350 - $1,500 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Rapid City and Bozeman is 400 miles. The road distance is 517.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Rapid City to Bozeman, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Bozeman Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapid City to Bozeman is 517 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to drive from Rapid City to Bozeman.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Bozeman Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Bozeman. Prices start at $78 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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Map of how to get from Rapid City to Bozeman.
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  • Distance: 400 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Rapid City to Bozeman every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
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
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Pocatello Limo
Phone
1-208-480-1250
Email
pocatellolimo@gmail.com
Website
pocatellolimo.com
Bus from Idaho Falls Walmart to Grand Targhee Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
pocatellolimo.com
Karst Stage
Phone
(406) 556-3540
Website
karststage.com
Bus from West Thumb to Bozeman
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
karststage.com

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