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Fares from $139 One Way, $178 Round Trip from Rapid City to Denver

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Route Information for Flights from Rapid City to Denver

Origin Airport IATA CodeRAP
Destination Airport IATA CodeDEN
Distance301 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesUnited Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival3:37PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:12PM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 11, 2019

no place to charge your phone. TV constantly interupted

Nov 5, 2018

Baggage fees are annoying. Had to upgrade seat to get free baggage.

Jul 17, 2018

Thank you!

May 2, 2018

flight crew was the best ever, sense of humor and service out of this world, made me think United is my new flying partner

Flying from Rapid City to Denver

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.

Denver Airport Information

Many of the major domestic and international carriers offer relatively cheap flights to Denver International Airport, the primary airport serving the greater Denver area. The airport is roughly 28 miles east of downtown Denver and a little over an hour from the closest major ski resort. Whether you're coming into town on business or for a ski vacation, be sure to use Orbitz.com to reserve your flights and hotel.

Ground Transportation in Denver

The RTD bus is the primary means of public transportation in and around Denver, so most visitors use a private car service, share-a-ride shuttle or taxi to get into town. Many of the large hotels also offer free shuttle service to and from the Denver airport, and there are chartered shuttles and buses to take you to the outlying ski resorts. A cab from the airport to the downtown area will cost you between $60 and $70, so you might be better off using Orbitz.com to add a rental car to your low-fare ticket purchase.

Denver Area Weather Information

The summer months are mild in Denver, with average temperatures ranging from the low 60s to the mid-80s. The average winter temperatures in Denver range from the teens to the low 40s, and you can expect anywhere from 22 to 61 inches of snow each season. Layer your clothes in the summer to accommodate mild and warm temperatures, but be sure to bundle up in the winter.

What to Do in Denver

Although the city has its share of high-end eateries, historic landmarks, museums and shopping venues, the Denver lifestyle is all about the great outdoors. Denver has more than 4,000 acres of traditional parks and 14,000 acres of mountain parks to keep outdoor enthusiasts engaged. Enjoy your stay, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Denver for your next Colorado vacation.

Flights from Rapid City to Denver - Frequently Asked Questions

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

There certainly is. United Airlines offers direct flights from Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional) to Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), which makes going from Rapid City to Denver a snap.

What is the shortest flight from Rapid City to Denver?

If the weather is good and everything goes to plan, you could be jetting into Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.) from Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional) in as little as 1 hour and 15 minutes. With such a quick flight time, think about taking just hand luggage.

What airlines fly from Rapid City (and vicinity) to Denver (and vicinity) most frequently?

United Airlines offers the most flights along this route. This top-rated air carrier operates 165 flights from Rapid City (and vicinity) to Denver (and vicinity) each month.

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

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 Denver 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 Denver with flexible change policies?

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