The cheapest times to fly from RAP to ATL are
- January 1st to February 4th
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 RAP to ATL is early December. Prices can be as high as $798 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $276 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $329 to $583 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 $347. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $524. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $177 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $412 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RAP to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RAP to ATL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Rapid City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, 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 $121 (25%) 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 $363. Return trip prices are from the ATL to RAP 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 RAP to ATL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RAP to ATL? 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1229 miles or 1978 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RAP to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to ATL flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.
How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from RAP to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Rapid City Regional Airport|
|City||Rapid City, SD|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from RAP to ATL tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 0% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATL heading for RAP about 4 minutes early. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Atlanta, GA is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Endeavor: 4 minutes early
- Some airlines not reporting
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