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The cheapest times to fly from RAP to VLD are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
  • April 9th to April 22nd
  • June 25th to August 5th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • October 22nd to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, December 24th, February 5th, and February 12th)

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 VLD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1290 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $327 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Valdosta

Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Valdosta, GA (VLD) will usually cost between $440 to $985 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $512. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $921. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $697 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to VLD flight.

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

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RAP to VLD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAP to VLD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as 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. 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 $325 (38%) 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 $518. Return trip prices are from the VLD 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 VLD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 32 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 VLD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from VLD
  • Usually 38.59% less expensive than VLD
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to JAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) in Tallahassee, FL

  • 69 miles (111 km) away from VLD
  • Usually 25.82% less expensive than VLD
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to TLH flights

Destination alternative #3: Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK) in Brunswick, GA

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from VLD
  • Usually 3.16% less expensive than VLD
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAP to BQK flights

 

Flight Hacking RAP to VLD

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 VLD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Atlanta, GA (RAP > ATL > VLD)

  • Price for both tickets: $662
  • Average savings: $36 (5.09%)

See RAP to ATL flights

Hack #2: Memphis, TN (RAP > MEM > VLD)

  • Price for both tickets: $676
  • Average savings: $21 (3.01%)

See RAP to MEM flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Valdosta Regional Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1414 miles or 2276 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to VLD flight is about 3 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Valdosta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from RAP to VLD.

 

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 VLD
Destination airport name Valdosta Regional Airport
City Valdosta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.8
Longitude -83.3

 

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