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There are 10 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rapid City (RAP) DCA - RAP

$160 - $240

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Rapid City (RAP) IAD - RAP

$150 - $761

8 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Rapid City (RAP) BWI - RAP

$166 - $821

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rapid City (RAP) PHL - RAP

$231 - $593

Train to Richmond, fly  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Rapid City (RAP) RIC - RAP

$190 - $848

Train, bus via ROCKVILLE station  •  42h 15m

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$247 - $396

Bus via Omaha  •  44h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Omaha, Ne
  3. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  4. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD 701

$266 - $406

Bus  •  47h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$229 - $375

Train, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$222 - $371

Drive  •  25h 49m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) 1619.3 miles

$150 - $230

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rapid City (RAP) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Rapid City (RAP) is around 7h 43m and covers a distance of around 1396 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 16m. Services are operated by Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines. Typically 233 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
7h 43m
Fastest flight journey time:
5h 16m
Flight distance:
1396 miles
Flights per week:
233
Cheapest price:
$142
Carbon emissions:
739 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:30
Last flight departs at:
18:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rapid City (RAP) flight schedules

Flights departing Sunday, July 25, 2021

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Rapid City Airport (RAP)
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 25h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) is to fly which costs $160 - $240 and takes 5h 16m.

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It is 1396 miles from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP). It is approximately 1619.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) without a car is to train and bus via ROCKVILLE station which takes 42h 15m and costs $240 - $400.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rapid City (RAP), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) is to fly which takes 5h 16m and costs $160 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus via Omaha, which costs $260 - $410 and takes 44h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 16m and has one stopover.

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Rapid City Airport (RAP) is 2h behind Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). It is currently 11:20 AM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and 9:20 AM in Rapid City Airport (RAP).

Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) is 1619 miles. It takes approximately 25h 49m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP).

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Rapid City Airport.

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  • Distance: 1396 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Rapid City Airport (RAP), USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rapid City Airport (RAP) via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, UNION STATION station, Washington, Chicago, Chicago, Il, Omaha, Ne, Omaha, NE, Sioux Falls, SD, and Rapid City, SD in around 44h 32m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Raleigh/Durham, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $430
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rapid City via Clarksburg, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Rapid City via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Alexandria to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Alexandria to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington to Chicago
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
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