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Airfares from $263 One Way, $357 Round Trip from Rapid City to Columbus

Prices starting at $357 for return flights and $263 for one-way flights to Columbus 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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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.

Port Columbus International Airport

If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.

Transportation From the Airport

The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Weather in Columbus

During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.

Highlights and Attractions

Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.

Flights from Rapid City to Columbus - Frequently Asked Questions

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

If you're baffled about quarantine and travel restrictions when flying from Rapid City to Columbus, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

What is the shortest flight from Rapid City to Columbus?

Flying from RAP to John Glenn Intl. Airport will take a minimum of 3 hours and 18 minutes. Enjoy a tipple and get stuck into that book — it's the ideal opportunity to kick back and unwind.

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

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 Columbus 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 Columbus with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Columbus 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.

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