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There are 5 ways to get from South Dakota to Rockford by plane, 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.

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Fly Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) RAP - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL

$359 - $806

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Fly Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FSD - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL

$224 - $544

3 alternative options

Drive to Sioux City, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Drive from Yankton to Sioux City
  2. Fly from Sioux City (SUX) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SUX - ORD
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Rockford, IL

$227 - $1,681

Fly Sioux Falls to Madison, bus  •  10h

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Madison (MSN) FSD - MSN
  2. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL

Drive  •  8h 6m

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Rockford 502.2 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Rockford is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Rockford is to fly and bus which costs $350 - $850 and takes 6h 31m.

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The distance between South Dakota and Rockford is 591 miles. The road distance is 502.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from South Dakota to Rockford, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rapid City Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 13m.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Rockford is 502 miles. It takes approximately 8h 6m to drive from South Dakota to Rockford.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Rockford. 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 16m and costs $29 - $35.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Rockford.
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  • Distance: 590.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Rockford, IL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Rapid City to Rockford. However, you can take the taxi to Rapid City airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare, take the walk to O'Hare, take the subway to Clinton-Blue, take the walk to Chicago, IL, take the bus to Rockford, IL, then take the taxi to Rockford. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sioux City airport, fly to Chicago O'Hare, take the walk to O'Hare, take the subway to Clinton-Blue, take the walk to Chicago, IL, take the bus to Rockford, IL, then take the taxi to Rockford.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare via Denver
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Sioux Falls to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Madison via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Sioux Falls to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Madison via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Sioux Falls to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Madison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Rockford, IL
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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