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

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Bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Buffalo, WY
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, WY to Casper Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Casper Amtrak Station to Shoshoni, WY

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Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Rapid City to Riverton 374.8 miles

Fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Riverton (RIW) RAP - RIW
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The cheapest way to get from Rapid City to Riverton is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Rapid City to Riverton is to fly which takes 6h 9m and costs $190 - $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 9h 58m and costs $110 - $180.

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It takes approximately 9h 58m 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 bus which takes 9h 58m and costs $110 - $180. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $190 - $650 and takes 6h 9m.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Riverton Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 44m 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 10+ 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: 9h 58m

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

You can take a bus from Rapid City to Riverton via Buffalo, WY, Casper Amtrak Station, and Shoshoni, WY in around 9h 58m. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Rapid City to Riverton 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Riverton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Rapid City to Riverton via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rapid City, SD to Buffalo, WY
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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jeffersonlines.com
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Buffalo, WY to Casper Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
expressarrow.com
Bus from Casper Amtrak Station to Shoshoni, WY
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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