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 December or February, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best RAP to CHI flight in 2022: compare Rapid City to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
RAP - CHI
Price
$260 - $861
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 47% potential price rise

Cheapest in

December

Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop

Average price

$436

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$260

From Rapid City to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Rapid City to Chicago (RAP - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Rapid City to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 94% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Rapid City to Chicago at least 30 days early can save you up to 109% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 30 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Rapid City to Chicago for as little as $488 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $761 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Rapid City to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of December. Prices to Chicago from Rapid City average $460. You can even find prices in December for less than $460, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $217. The month of May 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 87%.

Cheap flights from Rapid City to Chicago in June, July 2022

The best prices found for RAP to CHI flights for June, July
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$208pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
29 Jul - 31 Jul
$239pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
27 Jul - 31 Jul
$293pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City

Rapid City to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Rapid City found for this year
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$208pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
29 Jul - 31 Jul
$239pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$243pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Rapid City

Save time with Rapid City to Chicago direct flight deals
28 Jul - 31 Jul
$208pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
29 Jul - 31 Jul
$239pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
27 Jul - 31 Jul
$293pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City

Last minute flights from Rapid City to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Rapid City, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 11 Jul
$363pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
6 Jul - 10 Jul
$378pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City
7 Jul - 9 Jul
$385pp
RAP
Rapid City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RAP
Rapid City

One-way flights to Chicago from Rapid City

The cheapest one-way flights from Rapid City to Chicago
7:45 am - 2:05 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 20m
RAP - MDW
Delta
$304
Delta
8:00 am - 11:19 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 19m
RAP - ORD
American Airlines
6:57 am - 2:02 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
42h 05m
RAP - MDW
Multiple Airlines
$322
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Flight FAQs

From Rapid City to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Rapid City to Chicago?

If you book a flight to Chicago from Rapid City, you will be flying from Rapid City, which is the city’s only airport. Rapid City (RAP) is located 9.0 mi from the center of Rapid City. There are 5 flights from Rapid City to Chicago per day from 3 different airlines.

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 United Airlines for just $208, but on average you can expect to pay $341.

Are there nonstop flights from Rapid City to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Rapid City to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Rapid City to Chicago is less than $427.

Are there last-minute flights available from Rapid City to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Rapid City to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Rapid City to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Rapid City to Chicago on average per day?

5 flight departures from Rapid City to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Rapid City to Chicago?

Departing from Rapid City to Chicago will take you 2h 13m. Rapid City and Chicago are separated by a distance of 781 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

United Airlines, at $208, was found to be the cheapest airline from Rapid City to Chicago. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines. United Airlines is currently priced 54% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $224. Users have also found prices from $225 and $233 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Rapid City to Chicago?

When booking a flight from Rapid City to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Rapid City to Chicago?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Rapid City to Chicago on time: American Airlines (96%), Envoy Air (96%), Qatar Airways (96%).

What are the cheapest flights from Rapid City to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $377 for a flight from Rapid City to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $214 while the most popular route, (Rapid City - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $372.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Rapid City?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Rapid City need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rapid City are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rapid City are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Rapid City from Chicago?

Returning to Rapid City from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Rapid City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Rapid City.

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Alternative routes for Rapid City to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Rapid City to Chicago.
Flight duration from RAP to Chicago
2h 20m
Average temperature for June in Chicago
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Rapid City

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Rapid City to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Rapid City to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$225 $341 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$227 $358 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$306 $448 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Rapid City to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Rapid City towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of RAP to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of RAP to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of RAP to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RAP to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Rapid City to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Rapid City to Chicago.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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