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

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Bus, taxi  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Mitchell, SD 702
  2. Take the bus from Mitchell, SD to Vivian, SD 701
  3. Take a taxi from Vivian, SD to Pierre

$163 - $208

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Pierre 192.2 miles

$18 - $28

Fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Pierre (PIR) RAP - PIR

$302 - $701

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The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to Pierre is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rapid City to Pierre is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Rapid City and Pierre is 145 miles. The road distance is 192.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to Pierre without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8 h 51 min and costs $160 - $210.

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Rapid City to Pierre, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Pierre Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Pierre is 1 h ahead of Rapid City. It is currently 11:12 AM in Rapid City and 12:12 PM in Pierre.

Yes, the driving distance between Rapid City to Pierre is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Rapid City to Pierre.

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United Airlines and Great Lakes offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Pierre Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Pierre. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 144.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 51 min

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

United Airlines and Great Lakes fly from Rapid City to Pierre 4 times a day.

Airlines
Great Lakes
Website
greatlakesav.com
Flights from Rapid City to Pierre via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rapid City, SD to Mitchell, SD
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Mitchell, SD to Vivian, SD
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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jeffersonlines.com
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Taxi from Vivian, SD to Pierre
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95

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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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