There are 6 ways to get from South Dakota to Tucson by plane, shuttle, bus, 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 Rapid City to Tucson  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Tucson (TUS) RAP - TUS

$231 - $987

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Fly Rapid City to Phoenix, shuttle  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Phoenix (PHX) RAP - PHX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson

$279 - $1,190

Fly Sioux Falls to Tucson  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Tucson (TUS) FSD - TUS

$274 - $1,204

Fly Sioux Falls to Phoenix, shuttle  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Phoenix (PHX) FSD - PHX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, AZ to Tucson

$482 - $2,056

Bus, train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN 702
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Tucson Amtrak

$415 - $1,138

Drive  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Tucson 1623 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Dakota and Tucson is 1036 miles. The road distance is 1623 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Tucson without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 22 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from South Dakota to Tucson, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Tucson Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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Tucson is 1 h behind South Dakota. It is currently 1:19 PM in South Dakota and 11:19 AM in Tucson.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Tucson is 1623 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 12 min to drive from South Dakota to Tucson.

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

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There are 191+ hotels available in Tucson. Prices start at $53 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 Tucson.
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  • Distance: 1035.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Tucson, AZ, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Rapid City to Tucson hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Tucson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Tucson via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rapid City to Tucson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Tucson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Phoenix via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Sioux Falls to Phoenix via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Tucson via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Tucson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus operators
Arizona Shuttle
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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