There are 5 ways to get from South Dakota to Phoenix by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly Rapid City to Phoenix  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Phoenix (PHX) RAP - PHX

$241 - $1,137

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Fly Sioux Falls to Phoenix  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Phoenix (PHX) FSD - PHX

$444 - $2,004

Fly Rapid City to Prescott, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Prescott (PRC) RAP - PRC
  2. Take the bus from Ihop, Prescott Valley, AZ to Greyhound Station, Phoenix

Bus, night bus, train  •  35 h 54 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 Flagstaff Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az

$276 - $659

Drive  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Phoenix 1639.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The distance between South Dakota and Phoenix is 1001 miles. The road distance is 1639.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Phoenix without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 35 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from South Dakota to Phoenix, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Phoenix Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Phoenix is 1 h behind South Dakota. It is currently 3:13 AM in South Dakota and 1:13 AM in Phoenix.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Phoenix is 1639 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 46 min to drive from South Dakota to Phoenix.

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

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There are 829+ hotels available in Phoenix. 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 Phoenix.
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  • Distance: 1000.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Phoenix, AZ, USA?

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

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Rapid City to Prescott via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Rapid City to Prescott via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Flagstaff Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $470
Room
$600 - $900
Bus operators
Prescott Transit Authority
Phone
928-776-7433
Email
info@prescotttranist.com
Website
prescotttransit.com
Bus from Ihop, Prescott Valley, AZ to Greyhound Station, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
prescotttransit.com
Book at
prescotttransit.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
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
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 Flagstaff, Az to Phoenix, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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