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There are 3 ways to get from Rapid City to Montana State University by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly

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

Cheapest option

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT
  2. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
  3. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Boulder, MT
  4. Drive from Boulder, MT to Belgrade High School

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Drive

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Montana State University

Rapid City (RAP) to Bozeman (BZN) flights

The flight time between Rapid City (RAP) and Bozeman (BZN) is around 6h 47m and covers a distance of around 416 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 52m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 18m. Services are operated by United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and others. Typically 121 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 55m
Layover time:
2h 52m
Total time:
6h 47m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 18m
Flight distance:
416 miles
Flights per week:
121
Cheapest price:
$187
Carbon emissions:
220 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rapid City (RAP) to Bozeman (BZN) flight schedules

Rapid City → Montana State University
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montana State University is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montana State University is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Montana State University is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to Montana State University is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Rapid City to Montana State University is to fly which costs $240 - $1,100 and takes 4h 48m.

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The distance between Rapid City and Montana State University is 401 miles. The road distance is 520 miles.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Rapid City to Montana State University, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Bozeman Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 18m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapid City to Montana State University is 520 miles. It takes approximately 7h 49m to drive from Rapid City to Montana State University.

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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 Montana State University. Prices start at $100 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 Montana State University.
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  • Distance: 400.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Rapid City, SD, USA and Montana State University, MT, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Rapid City to Montana State University hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,900
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $600
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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jeffersonlines.com
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Butte, MT to Boulder, MT
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
One Way Child (2-12 yr)
$17 - $24
One Way Adult (13+ yr)
$23 - $35

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