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There are 3 ways to get from South Dakota to Sacramento by plane, train 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 to Sacramento  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Sacramento (SMF) RAP - SMF

$231 - $1,037

2 alternative options

Fly to Oakland, train  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Oakland (OAK) RAP - OAK
  2. Take the train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station

$245 - $907

Drive  •  26h 9m

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Sacramento 1749.4 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Sacramento is to drive which costs $170 - $250 and takes 26h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Sacramento is to fly which costs $230 - $1,100 and takes 6h 10m.

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The distance between South Dakota and Sacramento is 1173 miles. The road distance is 1749.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from South Dakota to Sacramento, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Sacramento Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 1m and has one stopover.

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Sacramento is 2h behind South Dakota. It is currently 2:59 PM in South Dakota and 12:59 PM in Sacramento.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Sacramento is 1749 miles. It takes approximately 26h 9m to drive from South Dakota to Sacramento.

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

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There are 139+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $71 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 Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 1172.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Rapid City to Sacramento hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rapid City to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Rapid City to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Coliseum/Airport Amtrak to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220

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