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There are 3 ways to get from Williston to Rapid City by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Williston (ISN) to Rapid City (RAP) ISN - RAP

$410 - $1,848

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Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Williston, ND to Billings, MT 933
  2. Take the bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD 702

$125 - $176

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Williston to Rapid City 342.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Williston to Rapid City is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Williston to Rapid City is to fly which costs $410 - $1,900 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Williston to Rapid City. However, there are services departing from Williston, ND and arriving at Rapid City, SD via Billings, MT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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The distance between Williston and Rapid City is 283 miles. The road distance is 342.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Williston to Rapid City without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 55 min and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Williston to Rapid City, including transfers.

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Williston to Rapid City bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Williston, ND station.

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The best way to get from Williston to Rapid City is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $410 - $1,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 12 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Williston Airport to Rapid City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 53 min and has one stopover.

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Williston to Rapid City bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, arrive at Rapid City, SD station.

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  • Distance: 283.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Williston, ND, USA and Rapid City, SD, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Williston to Rapid City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Williston to Rapid City via Billings, MT in around 12 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Williston to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Williston to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Williston, ND to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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Rapid City is 1 h behind Williston. It is currently 4:57 AM in Williston and 3:57 AM in Rapid City.

Yes, the driving distance between Williston to Rapid City is 343 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Williston to Rapid City.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Williston Airport to Rapid City Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Rapid City. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Williston to Williston Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $11 - $14.

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