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

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Fly from Rapid City  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Lubbock (LBB) RAP - LBB

$308 - $1,358

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Bus  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Oklahoma City, Ok 801
  3. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Amarillo, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Amarillo, Tx to Lubbock, Tx

$172 - $346

3 alternative options

Fly from Sioux Falls  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Lubbock (LBB) FSD - LBB

$520 - $2,324

Bus, night bus, train  •  28 h 56 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 Raton Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Raton to Amarillo, Tx
  5. Take the bus from Amarillo, Tx to Lubbock, Tx

$242 - $536

Drive  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Texas Tech University 1054.8 miles

$100 - $150

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The distance between South Dakota and Texas Tech University is 773 miles. The road distance is 1054.8 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Texas Tech University without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from South Dakota to Texas Tech University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Texas Tech University is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Lubbock Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 16 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Texas Tech University is 1055 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 40 min to drive from South Dakota to Texas Tech University.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Lubbock Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Texas Tech University. 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 Texas Tech University.
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  • Distance: 773.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Texas Tech University, TX, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Rapid City to Texas Tech University every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sioux Falls to Texas Tech University via The Bus Stop, Maple/Career NE corner, Sioux Falls, SD, Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, Mo, Oklahoma City, Ok, Amarillo, Tx, and Lubbock, Tx in around 23 h 36 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Lubbock via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Lubbock via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Sioux Falls to Lubbock via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Lubbock via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Lubbock via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Lubbock via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Lubbock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Lubbock via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Sioux Falls to Lubbock via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Lubbock via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
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 Raton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Oklahoma City, OK
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
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 Kansas City, Mo to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Amarillo, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Amarillo, Tx to Lubbock, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Raton to Amarillo, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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