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There are 7 ways to get from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls by plane, train, bus 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 to Buffalo  •  9h 6m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Buffalo (BUF) RAP - BUF

$321 - $1,210

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Bus  •  36h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Minneapolis, MN 702
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON 207 / ...

$253 - $431

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Fly to Toronto, train  •  9h 35m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Toronto (YYZ) RAP - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$292 - $1,486

Fly to Rochester, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Rochester (ROC) RAP - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$327 - $1,257

Bus, train  •  35h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Minneapolis, 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 Buffalo Depew Station
  4. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$324 - $670

Bus via Hamilton, ON  •  35h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Rapid City, SD to Minneapolis, MN 702
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Hamilton, On
  4. Take the bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON

$262 - $488

Drive  •  23h 43m

  1. Drive from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls 1462.8 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 23h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls is to fly which costs $320 - $1,300 and takes 9h 6m.

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The distance between Mount Rushmore and Niagara Falls is 1227 miles. The road distance is 1462.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus and train which takes 35h 2m and costs $320 - $700.

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It takes approximately 9h 6m to get from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 9h 6m and costs $320 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $490 and takes 35h 39m.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls is 1463 miles. It takes approximately 23h 43m to drive from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 458+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 1227.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 6m

What companies run services between Mount Rushmore, SD, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mount Rushmore to Niagara Falls via Rapid City, SD, Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis, Mn, Chicago, Il, Hamilton, On, and Hamilton, ON in around 35h 39m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Buffalo via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Rapid City to Toronto via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Rapid City to Rochester via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
GO Transit
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
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 Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Rapid City, SD to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$10 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
Bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40

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The best way to get from Mount Rushmore to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 43m and costs $75 - $95.

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