The cheapest times to fly from RAP to YVR are
- January 1st to February 25th
- August 13th to December 9th
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 YVR is late October. Prices can be as high as $889 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $305 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to Vancouver
Flying from Rapid City, SD (RAP) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $334 to $733 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $344. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $746. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $402 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $495 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAP to YVR flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RAP to YVR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RAP to YVR 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 $0.3, 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 $136 (24%) 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 $448. Return trip prices are from the YVR 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 YVR 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 49 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 YVR while comparing.
- 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
- Usually 20.73% less expensive than YVR
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RAP to YVR? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Korean Air, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Vancouver International Airport to Rapid City Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1015 miles or 1633 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RAP to YVR?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAP to YVR flight is about 2 hour 49 minutes.
How many flights go between Rapid City, SD and Vancouver?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from RAP to YVR.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Rapid City Regional Airport|
|City||Rapid City, SD|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Vancouver International Airport|
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