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Cheap flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles (RAP - LAX)

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The best prices from Rapid City to Los Angeles are usually found in January or February, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Rapid City (RAP) to Los Angeles (LAX)

RAP - LAX
Price
$288 - $642
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 42% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$288

From Rapid City to Los Angeles

One-way from

$149

One-way flight from Rapid City to Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 25%.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Rapid City to Los Angeles from $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $95 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Rapid City to Los Angeles?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Rapid City. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rapid City to Los Angeles (RAP - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Rapid City to Los Angeles is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles in January, February 2021

The best prices found for RAP to LAX flights for January, February
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$231pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$284pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$291pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City

Rapid City to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Rapid City found for this year
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$231pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$284pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City
25 Feb - 1 Mar
$291pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Rapid City

The cheapest one-way flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles
6:30 am - 6:44 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
25h 14m
RAP - LAX
United Airlines
$149
United
9:44 am - 6:46 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
10h 02m
RAP - LAX
American Airlines
2:15 am - 11:57 am
Delta
2 Stops
10h 42m
RAP - LAX
Delta
$173
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Rapid City to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Rapid City to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Rapid City to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Rapid City to Los Angeles are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $231, but on average you can expect to pay $362.

Are there nonstop flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Rapid City to Los Angeles, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Rapid City or Los Angeles?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Rapid City is roughly less than Los Angeles. You can assume this to be the case over the next 7 days.

Is Rapid City weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 91 °F range in July. The weather in Los Angeles is generally colder than Rapid City's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Rapid City to Los Angeles?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Rapid City to Los Angeles in just under 6h 36m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 05m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $293. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $297 and $316, respectively. American Airlines is currently priced 21% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $149 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $167 and Delta from $169 one-way.

Alternative routes for Rapid City to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Rapid City to Los Angeles
Average temperature for January in Los Angeles
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Los Angeles
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Rapid City

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 3 airlines flying from Rapid City to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Rapid City to Los Angeles 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
United Airlines
$287 $420 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$310 $424 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$219 $431 No cancel fee N/A
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