The cheapest times to fly from RAP to IAH are
- January 8th to February 4th
- April 16th to May 6th
- July 30th to November 18th
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 IAH is early December. Prices can be as high as $785 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $322 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Houston
Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $332 to $526 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 $367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $559. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $192 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $397 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to IAH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RAP to IAH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RAP to IAH 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 $107 (23%) 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 $354. Return trip prices are from the IAH 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 IAH 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 53 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 IAH while comparing.
- 140 miles (225 km) away from IAH
- Usually 4.67% less expensive than IAH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RAP to IAH? 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 George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1059 miles or 1704 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RAP to IAH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to IAH flight is about 2 hour 53 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 64 available flights from RAP to IAH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Rapid City Regional Airport|
|City||Rapid City, SD|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from RAP to IAH tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 50% 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 IAH heading for RAP about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Houston, TX is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Mesa: 11 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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