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The cheapest times to fly from RAP to CLT are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the week of May 14th)
  • July 9th to November 18th (except the weeks of July 23rd 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 CLT is mid August. Prices can be as high as $686 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $424 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $424 to $614 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $473. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $565. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $92 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $514 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to CLT flight.

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

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RAP to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAP to CLT flight is 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 $0.24, 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 $122 (22%) 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 $436. Return trip prices are from the CLT 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 CLT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 21 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from RAP to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 15.42% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to RDU flights

Destination alternative #2: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in Greer, SC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 11.67% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to GSP flights

Destination alternative #3: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 11.09% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to GSO flights

Destination alternative #4: Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in Columbia, SC

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 5.06% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to CAE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAP to CLT? 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1319 miles or 2123 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to CLT flight is about 3 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from RAP to CLT.

 

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 CLT
Destination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from RAP to CLT tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 13% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 57% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CLT heading for RAP about 5 minutes early. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Charlotte, NC is about 13 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • PSA: 5 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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