Cheap Flight Deals From Rapid City (RAP) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $234

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Airfares from $234 One Way, $226 Round Trip from Rapid City to Chicago

Prices starting at $226 for return flights and $234 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.

More About Flying To Chicago from Rapid City

Route Information for Flights from Rapid City to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code RAP
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 777 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 10:59PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:59PM UTC

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Rapid City to Chicago now?
Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Rapid City to Chicago.
Are there non-stop flights from Rapid City to Chicago?
There certainly are, which is terrific news if you’re not a big fan of layovers. United Airlines and American Airlines fly directly from Rapid City Regional Airport to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD).
What is the shortest flight from Rapid City to Chicago?
It can take just 2 hours and 17 minutes to travel from Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.). Relax and enjoy the journey, because you’ll be stepping off the plane in next to no time.
What airlines fly from Rapid City to Chicago most frequently?
The airlines that fly the most frequently between Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) and Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) include United Airlines (UA). This popular option offers 78 flights on the route each month. Alternatively, secure a seat with American Airlines (AA). You’ll have 43 monthly flights between Rapid City and Chicago to choose from with this company.
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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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