The cheapest times to fly from SRQ to RAP are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • May 14th to September 2nd (except the week of July 30th)
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 SRQ to RAP is early December. Prices can be as high as $1050 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $303 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Rapid City

Flying from Sarasota/Bradenton, FL (SRQ) to Rapid City, SD (RAP) will usually cost between $389 to $785 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 $443. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $767. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $325 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $516 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SRQ to RAP flight.

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

SRQ to RAP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SRQ to RAP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sarasota. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, 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 $148 (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 $471. Return trip prices are from the RAP to SRQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SRQ to RAP 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 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SRQ to RAP? 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 Rapid City Regional Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1618 miles or 2604 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SRQ to RAP flight is about 3 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Sarasota/Bradenton, FL and Rapid City, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from SRQ to RAP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SRQ
Origination airport name Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
City Sarasota/Bradenton, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 27.4
Longitude -82.6

Return Airport

Destination code RAP
Destination airport name Rapid City Regional Airport
City Rapid City, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 44
Longitude -103.1


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