There are 4 ways to get from South Dakota to Seattle by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Rapid City  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Seattle (SEA) RAP - SEA

$301 - $889

Cheapest option

Fly from Sioux Falls  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Seattle (SEA) FSD - SEA

$204 - $706

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  44 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN 702
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Seattle King Street Station Empire Builder

$300 - $808

Drive  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Seattle 1547.8 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Seattle is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 23 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Seattle is to fly which costs $300 - $900 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between South Dakota and Seattle is 1075 miles. The road distance is 1547.8 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Seattle without a car is to bus and train which takes 44 h 39 min and costs $300 - $850.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from South Dakota to Seattle, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Seattle Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Seattle is 2 h behind South Dakota. It is currently 9:05 AM in South Dakota and 7:05 AM in Seattle.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Seattle is 1548 miles. It takes approximately 23 h 16 min to drive from South Dakota to Seattle.

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

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There are 679+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 1074.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Rapid City to Seattle every 30 minutes.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Rapid City to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Seattle via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Rapid City to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Rapid City to Seattle via Salt Lake City, Pasco
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Seattle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Seattle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Rapid City to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Seattle via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Seattle via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
38 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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jeffersonlines.com

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