There are 7 ways to get from South Dakota to Sacramento by plane, train, 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 Sacramento  •  5 h 51 min

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

$231 - $1,037

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Fly Sioux Falls to Sacramento  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Sacramento (SMF) FSD - SMF

$324 - $1,404

Fly Rapid City to Oakland, train  •  9 h 7 min

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

$265 - $1,107

Fly Rapid City to San Francisco, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to San Francisco (SFO) RAP - SFO
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak

$245 - $959

Fly Rapid City to San Jose, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to San Jose (SJC) RAP - SJC
  2. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

$241 - $962

Bus, train  •  46 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Omaha, NE 501
  2. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Lincoln, NE
  3. Take the train from Lincoln Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak

$318 - $834

Drive  •  26 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Sacramento 1749.4 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Sacramento without a car is to bus and train which takes 46 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min 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 4 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Sacramento is 2 h behind South Dakota. It is currently 3:37 PM in South Dakota and 1:37 PM in Sacramento.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Sacramento is 1749 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 9 min 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 133+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $74 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 Sacramento.
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  • Distance: 1172.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

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

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Rapid City to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rapid City to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,100
Flights from Rapid City to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Rapid City to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Rapid City to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to San Jose via Salt Lake City, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Rapid City to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rapid City to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Oakland via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
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 Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
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
Train from Richmond Transit Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Lincoln Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
39 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
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

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