There are 6 ways to get from South Dakota to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Rapid City to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RAP - DCA

$291 - $689

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  32 h 54 min

  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 Washington Union Station

$245 - $598

4 alternative options

Fly Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) FSD - DCA

$374 - $1,506

Fly Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) FSD - IAD

$360 - $1,710

Fly Sioux Falls to Baltimore, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Baltimore (BWI) FSD - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$436 - $1,956

Drive  •  20 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Washington 1275.7 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Washington is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Washington is to fly which costs $290 - $700 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between South Dakota and Washington is 1268 miles. The road distance is 1275.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Washington without a car is to bus and train which takes 32 h 54 min and costs $240 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from South Dakota to Washington, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Reagan Washington Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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Washington is 1 h ahead of South Dakota. It is currently 10:07 AM in South Dakota and 11:07 AM in Washington.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Washington is 1276 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 54 min to drive from South Dakota to Washington.

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

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There are 846+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $88 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 $29 - $35.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Washington.
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  • Distance: 1267.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

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

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Baltimore via Minneapolis, Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare, Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Flights from Rapid City to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Flights from Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Sioux Falls to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Sioux Falls to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Sioux Falls to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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