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The cheapest times to fly from RAP to DFW are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 20th, August 27th, November 12th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 DFW is early December. Prices can be as high as $772 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $409 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $409 to $490 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 $409. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $511. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $102 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $418 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to DFW flight.

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

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RAP to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAP to DFW 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $27 (6%) 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 $414. Return trip prices are from the DFW 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 DFW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 29 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 DFW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Robert Gray AAF Airport (GRK) in Killeen, TX

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 9.46% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to GRK flights

Destination alternative #2: East Texas Regional Airport (GGG) in Longview, TX

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 7.07% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to GGG flights

Destination alternative #3: Waco Regional Airport (ACT) in Waco, TX

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from DFW
  • Usually 3.47% less expensive than DFW
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to ACT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAP to DFW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 835 miles or 1344 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to DFW flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from RAP to DFW.

 

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 DFW
Destination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from RAP to DFW tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 14% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 53% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DFW heading for RAP about 10 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Mesa: 10 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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