Cheap flights from Rapid City to Chicago (RAP - CHI)

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The best prices from Rapid City to Chicago are usually found in August or June, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Rapid City (RAP) to Chicago (CHI)

RAP - CHI
Price
$276 - $944
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 55% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Average price

$396

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$276

From Rapid City to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Rapid City to Chicago?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 19% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Rapid City to Chicago?

To save on the cost of your flight from Rapid City to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Rapid City to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Rapid City average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Rapid City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rapid City to Chicago (RAP - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Rapid City to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Rapid City to Chicago in March, April 2021

9 Apr - 11 Apr
$243pp
RAP
Rapid City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
7 Apr - 10 Apr
$247pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City
7 Apr - 10 Apr
$251pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City

Rapid City to Chicago 2021 flight deals

4 May - 6 May
$239pp
RAP
Rapid City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
9 Apr - 11 Apr
$243pp
RAP
Rapid City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
7 Apr - 10 Apr
$247pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Rapid City

7 Apr - 10 Apr
$390pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
18 May - 8 Jun
$391pp
RAP
Rapid City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
9 Apr - 11 Apr
$455pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City

One-way flights to Chicago from Rapid City

2:00 am - 9:01 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
42h 01m
RAP - ORD
American Airlines
3:56 pm - 6:43 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
49h 47m
RAP - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$305
Kiwi.com
1:59 pm - 3:50 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
12h 51m
RAP - ORD
United Airlines
$308
United

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Flight FAQs

From Rapid City to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Rapid City to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Rapid City and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Rapid City to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Rapid City to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Rapid City to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Rapid City to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rapid City to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $239, but on average you can expect to pay $283.

Are there nonstop flights from Rapid City to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from Rapid City to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Rapid City to Chicago is less than $493.

Is Rapid City weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in Rapid City. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Rapid City to Chicago?

Departing from Rapid City to Chicago will take you 2h 14m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Rapid City to Chicago round-trip?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $239. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $351 and $355, respectively. You may be able to fly from Rapid City to Chicago for 43% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Rapid City to Chicago one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $202 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $249 and Delta from $268 one-way.

Alternative routes for Rapid City to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 18m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Rapid City

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Rapid City to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$243 $400 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$297 $421 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$140 $447 No cancel fee N/A
Weekly flight availability
from Rapid City to Chicago
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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