The cheapest times to fly from FSD to RAP are
- January 1st to February 4th
- March 19th to May 13th (except the week of April 9th)
- June 25th to July 15th
- August 6th to September 2nd
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 FSD to RAP is early December. Prices can be as high as $762 for Friday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Rapid City
Flying from Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) to Rapid City, SD (RAP) will usually cost between $270 to $499 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $524. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $234 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FSD to RAP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FSD to RAP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the FSD to RAP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sioux Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.68, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (20%) 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 $313. Return trip prices are from the RAP to FSD 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 FSD 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 33 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from FSD 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 Joe Foss Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 316 miles or 509 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from FSD to RAP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop FSD to RAP flight is about 1 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between Sioux Falls, SD and Rapid City, SD?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from FSD to RAP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Joe Foss Field Airport|
|City||Sioux Falls, SD|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Rapid City Regional Airport|
|City||Rapid City, SD|
|Country||the United States|
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