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The cheapest times to fly from RAP to HOU are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • July 9th to November 18th (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 27th, October 1st, and October 8th)

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 HOU is late January. Prices can be as high as $827 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $322 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $332 to $578 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $370. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $583. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $213 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $406 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to HOU flight.

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

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RAP to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAP to HOU 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 $0.23, 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 $128 (26%) 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 $360. Return trip prices are from the HOU to RAP 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 RAP to HOU 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 56 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from RAP to HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 6.90% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to AUS flights

Destination alternative #2: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 2.34% less expensive than HOU
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to IAH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAP to HOU? 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 William P Hobby Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1082 miles or 1741 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to HOU flight is about 2 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from RAP to HOU.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code RAP
Origination airport name Rapid City Regional Airport
City Rapid City, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 44
Longitude -103.1

Return Airport

Destination code HOU
Destination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3

 

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