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The cheapest times to fly from DTW to RAP are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of September 10th)

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 DTW to RAP is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $707 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $294 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Rapid City

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Rapid City, SD (RAP) will usually cost between $316 to $569 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $349. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $500. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $151 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to RAP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to RAP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DTW to RAP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to RAP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $137 (29%) 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 $341. Return trip prices are from the RAP to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW 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 2 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW 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 Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 999 miles or 1608 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to RAP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to RAP flight is about 2 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Rapid City, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from DTW to RAP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.2
Longitude-83.4

Return Airport

Destination codeRAP
Destination airport nameRapid City Regional Airport
CityRapid City, SD
Countrythe United States
Latitude44
Longitude-103.1

 

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