There are 7 ways to get from South Dakota to Garden City by plane, car, train, bus, night bus or taxi

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 Rapid City to Liberal, drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Liberal (LBL) RAP - LBL
  2. Drive from Liberal to Garden City

$235 - $1,045

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus, train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE 501
  2. Take the night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 706
  3. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Garden City Amtrak

$161 - $319

5 alternative options

Fly Rapid City to Dodge City, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Dodge City (DDC) RAP - DDC
  2. Take the train from Dodge City Amtrak to Garden City Amtrak

$262 - $1,097

Fly Sioux Falls to Garden City  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Garden City (GCK) FSD - GCK

$466 - $1,932

Fly Rapid City to Hays, drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Hays (HYS) RAP - HYS
  2. Drive from Hays to Garden City

$242 - $1,055

Bus, taxi, train  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks
  3. Take a taxi from Wichita, Ks to Newton Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Newton Amtrak to Garden City Amtrak

$198 - $354

Drive  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Garden City 625.4 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Dakota and Garden City is 465 miles. The road distance is 625.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Garden City without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 16 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from South Dakota to Garden City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Liberal Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Garden City is 625 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to drive from South Dakota to Garden City.

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United Airlines offers flights from Rapid City Airport to Liberal Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Garden City. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Garden City.
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  • Distance: 464.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Garden City, KS, USA?

American Airlines flies from Sioux Falls to Garden City 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Liberal via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Liberal via Denver, Pueblo
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Dodge City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Hays via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Garden City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Garden City via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dodge City Amtrak to Garden City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Garden City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Newton Amtrak to Garden City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Other operators
Taxi from Wichita, Ks to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Best Cabs Inc
Phone
+1 316-838-2233
Website
bestcabsinc.com
ABC Taxi Cab Company
Phone
+1 316-264-4222

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