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Fares from $124 One Way, $237 Round Trip from Chicago to Rapid City

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More About Flying To Rapid City from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Rapid City

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeRAP
Distance777 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival5:41PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:46PM UTC

Flights Review

Sep 23, 2018

I wasn't happy with my Chi to RAP flight. My seat wasn't available. I sat in back. Noise was piercing to my ears.

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Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Airports in Rapid City, SD

Rapid City Regional Airport is located at 4550 Terminal Road, Rapid City, SD 57703. Cheap flights to Rapid City can be found on Orbitz.com, and deals on air tickets will make it easier for you to plan your vacation. This airport is serviced by Allegiant Air, American Airlines, and others.

Transportation From Rapid City Regional Airport

Parking at the airport is free for short-term visitors who stay under 20 minutes. The daily maximum cost is $9, which is perfect since every 20 minutes costs $1.25. Long-term parking is $2.00 for 60 minutes, and the daily max is $8, with a cap of $40 for a week. You can purchase a rental car from companies like AVIS or Enterprise at the airport, and the Airport Express Shuttle service will pick you up or drop you off at any place in the Rapid City/Black Hills region.

Weather in Rapid City

Temperatures vary considerably in Rapid City, and depending on when you go, you'll want to bring appropriate attire. The minimum temperatures can drop as low as 11º F, and maximum temperatures can be as high as 85.5º F on average.

Rapid City's Major Attractions

There are many things to do in Rapid City, from heading over to Storybook Island for a fantasy world that is ideal for children to going to the Reptile Garden to see exotic snakes and amphibians. No matter what you choose to do, you can book flights to Rapid City, as well as coordinate your tickets for events, on Orbitz.com.

Flights from Chicago to Rapid City - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Rapid City?

Yes, you'll be delighted to hear that you can fly straight from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional). Direct flights are available with United Airlines and American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Rapid City?

It can take just 2 hours and 23 minutes to travel from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional). Settle in and enjoy those window views, because you'll be coming in to land in no time.

What airlines fly from Chicago (and vicinity) to Rapid City (and vicinity) most frequently?

Consider booking a ticket with United Airlines (UA), which frequently services this route. This airline offers 49 flights every month between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) and Rapid City, SD Airport (RAP-Rapid City Regional). American Airlines (AA) will also take you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 33 flights every month between Chicago (and vicinity) and Rapid City (and vicinity), it's another quality airline to look into.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Rapid City?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Rapid City have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Rapid City with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Rapid City without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.