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There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Rapid City by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Kalamazoo
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Traverse City, MI

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Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Traverse City

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Traverse City (TVC)

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails

  1. Take the bus from Toronto to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Traverse City, MI

Night bus, bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails

  1. Take the night bus from Toronto to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Traverse City, MI

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Rapid City

Fly Toronto to Traverse City

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Traverse City (TVC)

Fly Toronto to Pellston, drive

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Pellston (PLN)
  2. Drive from Pellston to Rapid City

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Sault Ste Marie, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM)
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Traverse City, MI

Toronto (YYZ) to Traverse City (TVC) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and Traverse City (TVC) is around 5h 50m and covers a distance of around 306 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 36m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 25m. Services are operated by Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and others. Typically 205 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 13m
Layover time:
2h 36m
Total time:
5h 50m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 25m
Flight distance:
306 miles
Flights per week:
205
Cheapest price:
$171
Carbon emissions:
99 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:10
Last flight departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto (YYZ) to Traverse City (TVC) flight schedules

Canada → United States
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International entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rapid City is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rapid City is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rapid City is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Rapid City is to drive which costs $65 - $110 and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Rapid City is to fly which costs $490 - $650 and takes 6h 20m.

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It is 305 miles from Toronto to Rapid City. It is approximately 425.9 miles to drive.

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It takes approximately 15h 16m to get from Toronto to Rapid City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Rapid City is to bus and Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails which takes 17h 52m and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $490 - $650 and takes 6h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Traverse City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 37m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Rapid City is 426 miles. It takes approximately 7h 27m to drive from Toronto to Rapid City.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Traverse City Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Rapid City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Rapid City.
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  • Distance: 304.8 miles
  • Duration: 15h 16m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Rapid City, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Rapid City via Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Hall Street at Lot X, and US-31 Woodland Furniture in around 17h 52m. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Toronto to Rapid City hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $400
Flights from Toronto to Traverse City via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $490
Flights from Buffalo to Traverse City via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $430
Flights from Toronto to Pellston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Pellston via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Pellston via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Pellston via Montreal, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Traverse City via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Traverse City via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Traverse City via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Traverse City via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Traverse City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $280
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Traverse City via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus 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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Traverse City, MI
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
Ontario Northland
Senior
$50 - $75
Adult
$60 - $90
Bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Book at
Ontario Northland
Senior
$40 - $60
Adult
$50 - $70
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