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Airfares from $199 One Way, $251 Round Trip from Rapid City to Chicago

Prices starting at $251 for return flights and $199 for one-way flights to Chicago 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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More About Flying To Chicago from Rapid City

Route Information for Flights from Rapid City to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeRAP
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance777 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival1:38PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:00AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 17, 2019

i love united wonderful staff

Nov 8, 2019

I asked for an aisle seat. On my first leg, I got a window seat. On my second leg, I got a middle seat. I guess I won't ask for an aisle anymore. All else was fine.

Aug 27, 2019

Flight an hour late, which caussed us to miss connecting flight. No flight for 4 hourd

Jul 9, 2019

Flight Attendants are extremely helpful and friendly! United Airlines has overall excellent customer service. I recently called to get frequent flyer numbers for myself and three other family members and Alexis was very helpful and polite. I was very happy with my travel on United Airlines!

Plan Your Trip from Rapid City to Chicago

Rapid City, SD, Airport Information

When you are searching for flights from Rapid City, Orbitz.com makes planning easy. It compares the rates of most major airlines providing service to Rapid City and presents you with a list of rates to choose from, saving you time and money. The Rapid City Regional Airport is the main air service provider to the city. It is located at 4550 Terminal Road #102 and is about a 15-minute drive from downtown. Airlines providing air service to the airport include Allegiant, American, Delta, and United.

Transportation to the Airport

Rental cars, shuttles, and taxis provide transportation to the airport. Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Alamo are located inside the airport. Orbitz.com works with these companies to bring you the lowest rental rates available. Taxi rates are metered and vary slightly by company. The Airport Express Shuttle rates from downtown are $20 for one passenger, $30 for two passengers, and $13 for each additional passenger.

Airport Parking Information

Short- and long-term parking are available at the airport. The first 20 minutes in the short-term lot is free. There is a charge of $1.25 for each additional 20 minutes, with a daily maximum rate of $9. Long-term rates are $6 an hour, with a daily maximum rate of $8.

Airport Restaurant Information

The airport restaurant has two locations inside the airport and serves pastries, breakfast sandwiches, deli sandwiches, salads and snack items for passengers on the go. The airport gift shop has light snacks for passengers in a rush. Check with Orbitz.com when you are trying to find flights from Rapid City and receive the best rates on air and ground transportation.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Flights from Rapid City to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Rapid City to Chicago now?

If you're baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from Rapid City to Chicago, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

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

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

What is the shortest flight from Rapid City to Chicago?

The quickest flight time from Rapid City Regional Airport to Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) is 3 hours and 6 minutes, which gives you more than enough time to enjoy a red wine or lose yourself in a gripping novel.

What airlines fly from Rapid City to Chicago most frequently?

There are a few airlines offering the most frequent flights from Rapid City Regional Airport to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD), including American Airlines (AA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 82 flights on this route each month. Alternatively, lock in a seat with United Airlines (UA). You'll have 52 monthly flights between Rapid City and Chicago to select from with this airline.

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

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 Chicago 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 Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.