The cheapest times to fly from RAP to LAS are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 30th 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 LAS is early August. Prices can be as high as $804 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $156 for Tuesday flights around early August.
When to Fly to Las Vegas
Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Las Vegas, NV (LAS) will usually cost between $234 to $518 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $517. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $219 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $372 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to LAS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RAP to LAS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RAP to LAS 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 $0.27, which is below 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 $110 (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 $324. Return trip prices are from the LAS 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 LAS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking RAP to LAS
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 RAP to LAS — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $353
- Average savings: $19 (4.98%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RAP to LAS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from McCarran International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 842 miles or 1355 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RAP to LAS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to LAS flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.
How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Las Vegas, NV?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from RAP to LAS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Rapid City Regional Airport|
|City||Rapid City, SD|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||McCarran International Airport|
|City||Las Vegas, NV|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from RAP to LAS tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAS heading for RAP about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Las Vegas, NV is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Allegiant: 8 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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