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The cheapest times to fly from RAP to GRR are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • July 30th to December 16th (except the weeks of August 6th, September 10th, 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 GRR is early December. Prices can be as high as $688 for Friday flights during late May, or as low as $298 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $315 to $535 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 $349. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $524. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $175 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $399 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to GRR flight.

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

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RAP to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAP to GRR 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 $0.28, 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 $103 (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 $351. Return trip prices are from the GRR 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 GRR 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 34 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 GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 6.27% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See RAP to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 2.76% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 2.51% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to MDW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAP to GRR? 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 Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 881 miles or 1418 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to GRR flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from RAP to GRR.

 

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 GRR
Destination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5

 

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