There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Rapid City by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Rapid City (RAP) SEA - RAP

$302 - $889

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  2. Take the bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 948
  3. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD 702

$176 - $308

2 alternative options

Train, bus, night bus  •  27 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
  3. Take the night bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT 942
  4. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD 702

$207 - $394

Drive  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Rapid City 1198.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Rapid City is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 18 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Rapid City is to fly which costs $300 - $900 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Rapid City is 954 miles. The road distance is 1198.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Seattle to Rapid City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Rapid City. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Rapid City, SD via Missoula, MT and Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Rapid City, SD, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Seattle to Rapid City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Rapid City via Missoula, Mt, Missoula, MT, and Billings, MT in around 25 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Seattle to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Rapid City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Seattle to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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