Rapid City, SD Airport Information
Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP)
Approximate taxi fare: 40 USD
Located just a few miles outside of Rapid City, the Rapid City Regional Airport serves as the commercial airline hub for the Black Hills region. The airport serves about 590,000 passengers each year, providing nonstop service to Minneapolis, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. The airports expansion is set for a 2012 completion. Airport amenities include full-service dining, shopping and both short-and long-term parking. The airport express shuttle provides pick up and drop service to any location in the Rapid City/Black Hills region, with prices varying by location. Many Rapid City hotels feature free or discounted shuttle service to and from the airport. Rapid City Regional Airport features three conference rooms for rent, two accommodating up to 30 guests and the third accommodating up to 50 guests.
Airline carriers serving Rapid City Regional Airport
- American Airlines /
- Allegiant Air
- Delta Airlines
Rapid City, SD Ground Transportation
Rapid Ride Bus System
Providing fixed route bus service throughout Rapid City, Rapid Ride operates five routes on 40-minute frequencies. Rapid Ride takes passengers to school, work, shopping and recreation destinations, as well as meeting destinations, as the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center is located on the Washington route. Rapid Ride buses run Monday through Friday from 6:40 AM to 6:40 PM and Saturday from 9:40 AM to 4:40 PM. Bus fare is $1.50 per ride; children under age 5 ride free.
City View Trolley
Operated by the Rapid Ride bus system, the City View Trolley is a narrated tour serving points of interest in and around Rapid City, including the Milo Barber Transportation Center, Dahl Arts Center, The Journey Museum and several area hotels. The trolley runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, with Monday through Friday hours from 9:40 AM to 5:40 PM and Saturday and holiday hours from 9:40 AM to 4:40 PM. Trolley fare is $2 for adults and $1 for children age 12 and under.
The Rapid City Greyhound station is located at the Milo Barber Transportation Center at 444 6th Street. Station hours are Monday through Friday from 6:40 to 11:40 AM and 2 to 6 PM, as well as Saturday and Sunday from 6:40 to 7:40 AM and 4:40 to 6 PM.
Rapid City Regional Airport features rental car counters for Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National/Alamo.