There are 8 ways to get from South Dakota to Los Angeles 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 Rapid City to Los Angeles  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Los Angeles (LAX) RAP - LAX

$275 - $743

Cheapest option

Fly Rapid City to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) RAP - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$232 - $992

6 alternative options

Fly Rapid City to Burbank  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Burbank (BUR) RAP - BUR

$234 - $992

Fly Rapid City to Long Beach  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Long Beach (LGB) RAP - LGB

$233 - $989

Fly Rapid City to Santa Ana, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Santa Ana (SNA) RAP - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$249 - $1,050

Fly Sioux Falls to Burbank  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Burbank (BUR) FSD - BUR

$466 - $1,908

Bus, night bus, train  •  44 h 16 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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$318 - $844

Drive  •  26 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Los Angeles 1766.4 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 26 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $270 - $750 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between South Dakota and Los Angeles is 1207 miles. The road distance is 1766.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from South Dakota to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 1206.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

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

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Burbank via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Burbank via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Rapid City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rapid City to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rapid City to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Minneapolis, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Burbank via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rapid City to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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
Schedules 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
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com

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