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Fares from $169 One Way, $362 Round Trip from Buffalo to Rapid City

Prices starting at $362 for return flights and $169 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.

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Destination Airport IATA CodeRAP
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Plan Your Trip from Buffalo to Rapid City

Buffalo Niagara International Airport

With more than 100 flights taking off from its runways every day, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport is the most popular airport for people living in the area. Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Buffalo that leave any day and reach any destination of your choosing. The airport is less than 10 miles from the Buffalo city limits and around a 30-minute drive from downtown. Delta, jetBlue, United, and American Airlines are just a few of the carriers offering international and domestic flights from this airport.

Getting to the Airport

In addition to driving, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport offers several other transportation options. Taxis and limousines let you skip the long-term parking and get to the airport quickly. Renting a limo might cost more than $100, while a taxi ride can cost $20 or less. Several shuttles depart from local hotels, such as the Holiday Inn and the Hyatt Regency. Even if you do not stay at the hotel, some hotels will let you ride the shuttle for a small fee.

Parking Your Vehicle

The Buffalo Niagara International Airport has several long-term parking areas. The cost ranges from $10 to $13 per day, depending on the lot. The preferred long-term parking area charges $78 for one week, while the other lots charge $50-55 for a week of parking.

Restaurants at the Airport

If you have some free time available, you can have a drink or get a snack from one of the on-site restaurants before getting in the air. The Coffee Beanery, Lake Erie Grille, Jake's Bistro & News, and Blue Zone are a few of the more popular options. Orbitz.com can make planning your trip easier by helping you find great and inexpensive flights from Buffalo.

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 Buffalo to Rapid City - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There aren't any direct flights between these destinations. But American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines will fly you from Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.) to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional) with only one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Buffalo to Rapid City?

The shortest flight from Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.) to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional) is around 3 hours and 51 minutes. Grab a wine from the cabin crew, perfect your travel itinerary or read a few magazines — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul trip.

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.