There are 4 ways to get from South Dakota to Mesa Verde National Park by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Cortez  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Cortez (CEZ) RAP - CEZ

$324 - $1,155

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Bus  •  25 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE 501
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
  4. Take the bus from Grand Junction, CO to Cortez, CO

$262 - $445

2 alternative options

Fly to Durango, shuttle  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Durango (DRO) RAP - DRO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Durango to Cortez

$479 - $1,530

Drive  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Mesa Verde National Park 1105.7 miles

$100 - $160

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The distance between South Dakota and Mesa Verde National Park is 667 miles. The road distance is 1105.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Mesa Verde National Park without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from South Dakota to Mesa Verde National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Mesa Verde National Park is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Cortez Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Mesa Verde National Park is 1 h behind South Dakota. It is currently 7:18 AM in South Dakota and 6:18 AM in Mesa Verde National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Mesa Verde National Park is 1106 miles. It takes approximately 18 h 48 min to drive from South Dakota to Mesa Verde National Park.

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United Airlines and Boutique Air offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Cortez Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Mesa Verde National Park. Prices start at $63 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 Mesa Verde National Park.
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  • Distance: 667.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Mesa Verde National Park, CO, USA?

United Airlines and Boutique Air fly from Rapid City to Mesa Verde National Park 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sioux Falls to Mesa Verde National Park via Sioux Falls, SD, Omaha, NE, Denver, CO, Denver, Co, Grand Junction, Co, Grand Junction, CO, and Cortez, CO in around 25 h 57 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Cortez via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Durango via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Durango via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Bus operators
High Up Shuttles
Website
highuptours.com
Shuttle from Durango to Cortez
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
highuptours.com
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
Express Arrow
Phone
877-779-2999
Website
expressarrow.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Denver, CO
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
expressarrow.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Grand Junction, Co
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Road Runner Stagelines
Website
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Bus from Grand Junction, CO to Cortez, CO
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
roadrunnerstagelines.com
Book at
roadrunnerstagelines.com

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