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The city of Pierre is South Dakota s capitol with many beautifully designed state buildings. Located on the Missouri River bluffs, the city lies across from Fort Pierre. Visitors can explore various terrains such as prairies and forests that lead onto family friendly beaches on La Framboise Island.


When you fly to Pierre, you will instantly appreciate the architecture of the state buildings. A tour of the Cultural Heritage Center depicts life of the early pioneers as well as the Plains Indians. If you have come to experience the great outdoors then you can end the day watching the amazing sunset at Oahe Dam. Longbranch and Bob's Lounge provide nightlife for the adults while families won t want to miss the hands-on fun at the South Dakota Discovery Center.

Hints and tips

When you fly to Pierre, you can rent a car at Pierre Regional Airport (PIR) or take advantage of River Cities Public Transit. You'll find that Pierre has a humid continental climate with only 19 inches of rain per year. This leaves an average of 217 sunny days with temperatures that climb to the upper 80s Fahrenheit in summer and fall to around 30 degrees in winter. Pierre is home to several festivals such as the Dakota Western Heritage Festival and the Fourth of July Rodeo and Parade.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Pierre?
Before you book your ticket, take a look at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page contains all you need to know about current travel advice, quarantine regulations and other essential info for your flight to Pierre.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Most airlines will make allowances for changes or cancellations due to COVID-19. If you want to be sure, scan through your chosen carrier’s terms and conditions prior to booking. You can also check out our Customer Service Portal for more information.
What is the best airport to fly to in Pierre?
Pierre Regional Airport (PIR) is the gateway to the city, so the only thing you’ll need to mull over will be the aisle seat or the window seat. Downtown Pierre is roughly 3 miles away and where many visitors choose to book a hotel.
How much is a flight to Pierre?
If you’re looking for return flights, airfares fluctuated between and this last week. The cheapest one-way ticket was , originating in ().
How to book the cheapest flight to Pierre?
Snapping up cheap flights to Pierre is as easy as booking your ticket with Orbitz. But if you’d like to make sure you’re walking away with the best flight deals around, here are some tips to keep in mind:

  • Departing from or landing at nearby airports can sometimes help you cut costs. Enter your preferred departure and arrival points. Next, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below to look through your options.
  • If your travel plans aren’t etched in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to compare flight deals for a selection of departure dates. You may find an even better fare.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to filter your search results. You can choose your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you’d like to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Once you’ve settled on your travel dates, don’t waste time booking your flight. Airfares generally become more expensive as the departure date nears.
  • Make big savings on your getaway by bundling your hotel, flights and car rentals into one handy package. Your wallet will thank you for it.
  • Where possible, avoid flying during the busy season. Airfares usually surge during school breaks, summer and other vacation periods like Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

What is the best time to book a flight to Pierre?
Generally speaking, the cheapest time to purchase a plane ticket is in January. This is closely followed by February and August. When searching for a cheap flight to Pierre, be ready to book. Cheap deals pop up suddenly and don’t hang around!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Pierre?
Typically, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are the cheapest days to book a flight to Pierre. If you’re after the best airfares, search across those days and you could land a great flight deal.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Pierre?
If you’re after cheap flights to Pierre, depart early in the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the most affordable day to fly out, followed by Tuesday. Saturday is the most expensive, so avoid flying on this day and do your budget a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Pierre?
Fly during August if you don’t want to eat into your budget. Orbitz data has found that it’s generally the best month for cheap flights to Pierre. June is when fares hit their peak.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
We understand that plans can change and flexibility matters. That’s why you can easily search for flights that include free cancellation and no change fees on Orbitz. Simply click on “Filter by flexible change policies” and we’ll show you fares with more flexibility than a crayon left in the sun!
What do I need for the flight to Pierre?
Nothing’s more enjoyable than jetting someplace new, but it’s good to be prepared. These handy tips will help get your trip off to a great start:

  • Before you board the plane, you’ll need to present proof of identification, like your passport. You’ll also need your boarding pass. If you’re traveling with kids, check with your airline about which documents they require — if any.
  • Take some activities to keep you occupied on your trip to Pierre. Magazines, books and electronic gadgets like e-readers and laptops will do the trick. Make sure you take a bottle of water as well. Even on a short flight, it’s important to stay well-hydrated.
  • It can get very cool on the plane. If you don’t like the idea of shivering your way through the flight, bring an extra layer.

How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Pierre?
If you think a first or business-class fare is way out of your reach, think again. Here are just a few tips to help you land a premium flight to Pierre for a whole lot less:

  • Being flexible isn’t just useful for your yoga. Avoid locking in your travel dates so you can pick up more affordable airfares when they pop up.
  • Find a low-cost airline that has seats in business class. They often come with more legroom and a glass of Champagne — and a more attractive price.
  • Bid for an upgrade. Some airlines hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat up the front. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a flight loyalty scheme.

What is the best time to go to Pierre?
Pierre is a wonderful year-round vacation destination, but the most popular months are . If you prefer warmer weather, consider heading there in the summertime. Like most destinations in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season commences June 20. At this time, temperatures usually range between 65undefined and 85undefined during the daytime.

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