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Fares from $132 One Way, $242 Round Trip from San Francisco to Rapid City

Prices starting at $242 for return flights and $132 for one-way flights to Rapid City were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Rapid City from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Rapid City

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Destination Airport IATA CodeRAP
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Plan Your Trip from San Francisco to Rapid City

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

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 San Francisco to Rapid City - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Rapid City?

You'll need to break up the journey from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional) because there are no direct services on this route. United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer the next best thing — a flight with only one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Rapid City?

With the trip from San Francisco to Rapid City taking a minimum of 3 hours and 17 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the experience. Indulge in a glass of wine and get cozy in your seat with an absorbing novel or movie.

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.