The cheapest times to fly from PSC to RAP are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 2nd to November 18th (except the weeks of July 9th and July 30th)

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 PSC to RAP is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $831 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $283 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Rapid City

Flying from Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA (PSC) to Rapid City, SD (RAP) will usually cost between $315 to $657 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $314. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $633. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $319 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $444 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSC to RAP flight.

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

PSC to RAP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSC to RAP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Pasco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to RAP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PSC. 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 $109 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $399. Return trip prices are from the RAP to PSC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PSC 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 25 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PSC 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 PSC to RAP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Phoenix, AZ (PSC > AZA > RAP)

  • Price for both tickets: $425
  • Average savings: $20 (4.39%)

See PSC to AZA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PSC 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 Tri Cities Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 796 miles or 1281 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSC to RAP flight is about 2 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA and Rapid City, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from PSC to RAP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePSC
Origination airport nameTri Cities Airport
CityPasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeRAP
Destination airport nameRapid City Regional Airport
CityRapid City, SD
Countrythe United States


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