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

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Fly  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Riverton (RIW) RAP - RIW

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Bus  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Billings, MT 701
  2. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Shoshoni, WY Billings-Cheyenne

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Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Riverton 374.8 miles

Rapid City (RAP) to Riverton (RIW) flights

The flight time between Rapid City (RAP) and Riverton (RIW) is around 6h 36m and covers a distance of around 280 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 13m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 59m. Services are operated by United Airlines. Typically 33 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 22m
Layover time:
3h 13m
Total time:
6h 36m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 59m
Flight distance:
280 miles
Flights per week:
33
Cheapest price:
$160
Carbon emissions:
148 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:25
Last flight departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rapid City (RAP) to Riverton (RIW) flight schedules

Rapid City → Riverton
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The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to Riverton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Rapid City to Riverton is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs $200 - $650.

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The distance between Rapid City and Riverton is 270 miles. The road distance is 374.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to Riverton without a car is to bus which takes 13h 47m and costs $110 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Rapid City to Riverton, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rapid City to Riverton is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs $200 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $190 and takes 13h 47m.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Riverton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 59m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapid City to Riverton is 375 miles. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from Rapid City to Riverton.

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United Airlines offers flights from Rapid City Airport to Riverton Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Riverton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rapid City to Riverton.
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  • Distance: 269.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

United Airlines flies from Rapid City to Riverton 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rapid City to Riverton via Billings, MT, Billings, MT, and Shoshoni, WY in around 13h 47m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Riverton via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Rapid City to Riverton via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Shoshoni, WY
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
expressarrow.com

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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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