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There are 5 ways to get from Sacramento to South Dakota by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Rapid City  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Rapid City (RAP) SMF - RAP

$341 - $1,437

Cheapest option

Fly to Sioux Falls  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Sioux Falls (FSD) SMF - FSD

$284 - $1,204

3 alternative options

Fly to Aberdeen  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Aberdeen (ABR) SMF - ABR

$374 - $1,618

Train, bus  •  44 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Valley Station to Lincoln Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha, NE
  3. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502

Drive  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Sacramento to Sioux Falls 1749.2 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sacramento to South Dakota is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 26 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sacramento to South Dakota is to fly which costs $340 - $1,500 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Sacramento and South Dakota is 1173 miles. The road distance is 1749.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sacramento to South Dakota without a car is to train and bus which takes 44 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Sacramento to South Dakota, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sacramento Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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South Dakota is 2 h ahead of Sacramento. It is currently 1:02 PM in Sacramento and 3:02 PM in South Dakota.

Yes, the driving distance between Sacramento to South Dakota is 1749 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 10 min to drive from Sacramento to South Dakota.

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

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The best way to get from Sacramento to Sacramento Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Sacramento to South Dakota.
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  • Distance: 1172.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Sacramento, CA, USA and South Dakota, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Sacramento to Rapid City hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Sacramento to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Rapid City via San Francisco, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Sacramento to Rapid City via Los Angeles, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Sioux Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Sioux Falls via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sacramento to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Sioux Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Sioux Falls via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Aberdeen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Sacramento to Aberdeen via Seattle, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Sacramento to Aberdeen via Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Sacramento to Aberdeen via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sacramento to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Sacramento to Sioux Falls via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Sioux Falls via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Sacramento to Sioux Falls via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Train operators
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 Sacramento Valley Station to Lincoln Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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