There are 6 ways to get from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore by taxi, plane, 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.

Recommended option

Taxi to Kalamazoo, fly  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sturgis to Kalamazoo
  2. Fly from Kalamazoo (AZO) to Rapid City (RAP) AZO - RAP

$588 - $2,229

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus via Goshen, IN  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sturgis to Goshen, IN
  2. Take the bus from Goshen, IN to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  4. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$315 - $434

4 alternative options

Taxi, bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sturgis to Rs Elkhart, In
  2. Take the bus from Rs Elkhart, In to Chicago, Il
  3. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Rapid City (RAP) ORD - RAP

$512 - $1,003

Taxi, bus  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sturgis to Rs Elkhart, In
  2. Take the bus from Rs Elkhart, In to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  4. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$357 - $542

Taxi, train, bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sturgis to Elkhart Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  4. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$372 - $612

Drive  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore 1080.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore is to taxi and fly which costs $550 - $2,300 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Sturgis and Mount Rushmore is 929 miles. The road distance is 1080.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 25 h 54 min and costs $350 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kalamazoo Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sturgis to Mount Rushmore is 1080 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 8 min to drive from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore.

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

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Map of how to get from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 928.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Sturgis, MI, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Sturgis to Mount Rushmore. However, you can take the taxi to Kalamazoo airport, fly to Rapid City, then take the taxi to Mount Rushmore. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Rs Elkhart, In, take the bus to Chicago, Il, take the walk to UIC-Halsted, take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Rapid City, then take the taxi to Mount Rushmore.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kalamazoo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Kalamazoo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kalamazoo to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Kalamazoo to Rapid City via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kalamazoo to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Elkhart Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 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
Bus operators
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 Rs Elkhart, In to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sturgis to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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