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

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

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Bus, night bus  •  7 h 42 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

$92 - $135

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Kansas City 362.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Rapid City  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Kansas City (MCI) RAP - MCI

$261 - $367

Fly from Sioux Falls  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Kansas City (MCI) FSD - MCI

$364 - $1,904

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Dakota and Kansas City is 487 miles. The road distance is 362.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Kansas City without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from South Dakota to Kansas City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Kansas City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Kansas City is 362 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from South Dakota to Kansas City.

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

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There are 207+ hotels available in Kansas City. Prices start at $65 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 Kansas City.
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  • Distance: 487.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Kansas City, MO, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Rapid City to Kansas City hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Flights from Rapid City to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Rapid City to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Rapid City to Kansas City via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $440
Flights from Rapid City to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $440
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Kansas City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
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
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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

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