There are 5 ways to get from Salt Lake City 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  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Rapid City (RAP) SLC - RAP

$332 - $588

Cheapest option

Fly to Sioux Falls  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Sioux Falls (FSD) SLC - FSD

$214 - $1,004

3 alternative options

Fly to Aberdeen  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Aberdeen (ABR) SLC - ABR

$284 - $1,318

Train, bus  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Lincoln Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha, NE
  3. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502

Drive  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls 1096.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The distance between Salt Lake City and South Dakota is 648 miles. The road distance is 1096.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to South Dakota without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Salt Lake City to South Dakota, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Rapid City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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South Dakota is 1 h ahead of Salt Lake City. It is currently 4:34 PM in Salt Lake City and 5:34 PM in South Dakota.

Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to South Dakota is 1096 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 25 min to drive from Salt Lake City to South Dakota.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Rapid City Airport.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City Airport is to line 704 tram which takes 25 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to South Dakota.
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  • Distance: 647.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and South Dakota, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Rapid City 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Billings, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Denver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aberdeen via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aberdeen via Milwaukee, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Salt Lake City to Aberdeen via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Salt Lake City to Sioux Falls via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Lincoln Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $400
Room
$550 - $750
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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