The cheapest times to fly from BIL to RAP are
- January 1st to February 25th
- August 6th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BIL to RAP is early September. Prices can be as high as $665 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $281 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Rapid City
Flying from Billings, MT (BIL) to Rapid City, SD (RAP) will usually cost between $306 to $629 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $299. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $602. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $303 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $425 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BIL to RAP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BIL to RAP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BIL to RAP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Billings. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.89, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Rapid City, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Billings. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $52 (12%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $397. Return trip prices are from the RAP to BIL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from BIL to RAP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking BIL to RAP
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BIL to RAP — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $424
- Average savings: $1 (0.24%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BIL to RAP? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Rapid City Regional Airport to Billings Logan International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 295 miles or 475 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BIL to RAP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BIL to RAP flight is about 1 hour 31 minutes.
How many flights go between Billings, MT and Rapid City, SD?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from BIL to RAP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Billings Logan International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Rapid City Regional Airport|
|City||Rapid City, SD|
|Country||the United States|
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