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There are 4 ways to get from South Dakota to Grand Junction by plane, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Grand Junction (GJT) RAP - GJT

$320 - $1,537

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Night bus, bus  •  28h 27m

  1. Take the night bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO 706
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Grand Junction, Co 1683 / ...

$154 - $308

2 alternative options

Bus  •  29h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Grand Junction, Co 1683 / ...

$154 - $324

Drive  •  15h 5m

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Grand Junction 985.5 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Grand Junction is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 15h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Grand Junction is to fly which costs $320 - $1,600 and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Dakota to Grand Junction. However, there are services departing from Lewis/5th SE corner and arriving at Grand Junction, Co via The Bus Stop, Sioux Falls, SD and Kansas City, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 27m.

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The distance between South Dakota and Grand Junction is 575 miles. The road distance is 985.5 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Grand Junction without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 28h 27m and costs $150 - $310.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from South Dakota to Grand Junction, including transfers.

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South Dakota to Grand Junction bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Sioux Falls, SD station.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Grand Junction is to fly which takes 5h 37m and costs $320 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $330 and takes 29h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Grand Junction Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 59m and has one stopover.

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South Dakota to Grand Junction bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Grand Junction, Co station.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Grand Junction.
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  • Distance: 574.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Grand Junction, CO, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Rapid City to Grand Junction every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sioux Falls to Grand Junction via The Bus Stop, Maple/Career NE corner, Sioux Falls, SD, Kansas City, MO, and Kansas City, Mo in around 29h 27m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Grand Junction via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Grand Junction via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Grand Junction via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Night bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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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 Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210

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Grand Junction is 1h behind South Dakota. It is currently 9:50 AM in South Dakota and 8:50 AM in Grand Junction.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Grand Junction is 985 miles. It takes approximately 15h 5m to drive from South Dakota to Grand Junction.

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

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There are 45+ hotels available in Grand Junction. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs $29 - $35.

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