There are 5 ways to get from Rapid City to Colorado Springs 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 to Colorado Springs  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Colorado Springs (COS) RAP - COS

$289 - $1,275

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Buffalo, WY 701
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$169 - $204

3 alternative options

Fly to Pueblo, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Pueblo (PUB) RAP - PUB
  2. Take the bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co

$416 - $1,791

Fly to Denver  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Denver (DEN) RAP - DEN

$329 - $435

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Colorado Springs 478.4 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to Colorado Springs is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rapid City to Colorado Springs is to fly which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rapid City and Colorado Springs is 374 miles. The road distance is 478.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Rapid City to Colorado Springs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rapid City to Colorado Springs. However, there are services departing from Rapid City, SD and arriving at Colorado Springs, Co via Buffalo, WY and Denver, Co. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Rapid City, SD, USA and Colorado Springs, CO, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rapid City to Colorado Springs hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rapid City to Colorado Springs via Buffalo, WY, Denver, CO, and Denver, Co in around 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Colorado Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Pueblo via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Rapid City to Denver
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Colorado Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Colorado Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pueblo, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Denver, Co to Colorado Springs, Co
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rapid City, SD to Buffalo, WY
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 Buffalo, WY to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Bustang
Phone
800-900-3011
Website
ridebustang.com
Bus from Denver Bus Center - Greyhound to Colorado Springs Downtown Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
ridebustang.com

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