Cheap flights from Sacramento to Rapid City (SMF - RAP) from $278

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 3/29. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SMF — RAP
Feb 27 — Mar 51

The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Rapid City are usually found in January or August, booked 9 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Sacramento to Rapid City

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sacramento (SMF) to Rapid City (RAP). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated February 22, 2024.

Popular in

April

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$364

One-way from

$278
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
From Sacramento Intl to Rapid City
One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Rapid City

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 10 days in advance, which can save you up to 110% on flights from Sacramento to Rapid City compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 10 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $311. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $724.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rapid City from Sacramento. Prices for January average $658 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $417. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a January flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Rapid City (SMF - RAP)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sacramento to Rapid City is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 13% on airfare.

Cheap Delta flights from Sacramento to Rapid City

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Delta for the route between Sacramento and Rapid City. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,442,422 searches. Data last updated February 22, 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Delta flights we've detected traveling from Sacramento to Rapid City. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$386
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$391
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/55:45 amRAP - SMF
2 stops10h 56mDelta
Deal found 2/21$396
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Wed 3/611:55 amRAP - SMF
2 stops12h 28mDelta
Deal found 2/21$417
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Wed 3/611:55 amRAP - SMF
2 stops12h 28mDelta
Deal found 2/21$422
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Sat 3/23:00 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop6h 42mDelta
Deal found 2/20$437
Tue 2/276:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$439
Tue 2/276:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/55:45 amRAP - SMF
2 stops10h 56mDelta
Deal found 2/21$444
Tue 2/278:50 pmSMF - RAP
2 stops13h 24mDelta
Tue 3/55:45 amRAP - SMF
2 stops10h 56mDelta
Deal found 2/21$449

Cheap United Airlines flights from Sacramento to Rapid City

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Sacramento and Rapid City. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,442,422 searches. Data last updated February 22, 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest United Airlines flights we've found from Sacramento to Rapid City. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Wed 3/135:20 amSMF - RAP
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/185:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$338
Thu 3/73:50 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop5h 12mUnited Airlines
Sun 3/105:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$368
Wed 4/104:00 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop5h 13mUnited Airlines
Wed 4/1711:09 amRAP - SMF
1 stop12h 42mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$402
Wed 3/137:45 amSMF - RAP
2 stops13h 17mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/185:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$422
Wed 3/137:45 amSMF - RAP
2 stops13h 17mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/185:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$426
Wed 4/104:00 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop5h 13mUnited Airlines
Wed 4/176:00 pmRAP - SMF
2 stops16h 22mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$437
Wed 2/284:05 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop4h 45mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/43:27 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop6h 57mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$466
Fri 3/85:45 pmSMF - RAP
2 stops17h 45mUnited Airlines
Sun 3/105:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$472
Sun 7/218:45 amSMF - RAP
1 stop10h 48mUnited Airlines
Sat 7/275:48 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 44mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$498

Cheap Sacramento to Rapid City flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sacramento to Rapid City specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,442,422 searches. Prices were last updated on February 22, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Sacramento to Rapid City in February and March 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 2/288:33 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop12h 29mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/32:30 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop22h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/21$294
Wed 3/135:20 amSMF - RAP
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/185:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$338
Thu 3/73:50 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop5h 12mUnited Airlines
Sun 3/105:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$368
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$386
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$391
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/55:45 amRAP - SMF
2 stops10h 56mDelta
Deal found 2/21$396
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Wed 3/611:55 amRAP - SMF
2 stops12h 28mDelta
Deal found 2/21$417
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Wed 3/611:55 amRAP - SMF
2 stops12h 28mDelta
Deal found 2/21$422
Wed 3/137:45 amSMF - RAP
2 stops13h 17mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/185:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$426

Sacramento to Rapid City 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sacramento and Rapid City in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,442,422 searches. Data last updated February 22, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Sacramento to Rapid City in February and March 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 2/288:33 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop12h 29mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/32:30 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop22h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/21$294
Wed 3/135:20 amSMF - RAP
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/185:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$338
Sat 11/1610:52 amSMF - RAP
1 stop5h 15mUnited Airlines
Sat 11/235:48 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 48mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$352
Thu 3/73:50 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop5h 12mUnited Airlines
Sun 3/105:50 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop5h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$368
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$386
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$391
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/55:45 amRAP - SMF
2 stops10h 56mDelta
Deal found 2/21$396
Wed 4/104:00 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop5h 13mUnited Airlines
Wed 4/1711:09 amRAP - SMF
1 stop12h 42mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$402
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Wed 3/611:55 amRAP - SMF
2 stops12h 28mDelta
Deal found 2/21$417

Sacramento to Rapid City flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sacramento to Rapid City for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,442,422 searches. Data last updated February 22, 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from Sacramento to Rapid City. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Wed 2/288:33 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop12h 29mMultiple Airlines
Sun 3/32:30 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop22h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 2/21$294
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$386
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$391
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Tue 3/55:45 amRAP - SMF
2 stops10h 56mDelta
Deal found 2/21$396
Thu 2/296:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Wed 3/611:55 amRAP - SMF
2 stops12h 28mDelta
Deal found 2/21$417
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Wed 3/611:55 amRAP - SMF
2 stops12h 28mDelta
Deal found 2/21$422
Wed 2/2810:15 amSMF - RAP
2 stops11h 45mDelta
Sat 3/23:00 pmRAP - SMF
1 stop6h 42mDelta
Deal found 2/20$437
Tue 2/276:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/511:55 amRAP - SMF
1 stop9h 47mDelta
Deal found 2/21$439
Tue 2/276:15 amSMF - RAP
1 stop8h 31mDelta
Tue 3/55:45 amRAP - SMF
2 stops10h 56mDelta
Deal found 2/21$444

One-way flights to Rapid City from Sacramento

Search for one-way flight options from Sacramento to Rapid City. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,442,422 searches. Data last updated February 22, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Sacramento to Rapid City, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Sacramento to Rapid City instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Fri 3/296:34 pmSMF - RAP
1 stop24h 59mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$278
Fri 3/297:45 amSMF - RAP
2 stops35h 48mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$417
Fri 3/296:34 pmSMF - RAP
3 stops38h 39mUnited Airlines
Deal found 2/21$496

Find flights from Sacramento to Rapid City within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Sacramento to Rapid City that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,442,422 searches. Data last updated February 22, 2024.

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$338 - $695

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Price

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Wed 3/13

1 stop6h 10m

Rapid City

Mon 3/18

1 stop5h 45m

$338

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Thu 3/7

1 stop5h 12m

Rapid City

Sun 3/10

1 stop5h 45m

$368

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Wed 4/10

1 stop5h 13m

Rapid City

Wed 4/17

1 stop12h 42m

$402

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Wed 3/13

2 stops13h 17m

Rapid City

Mon 3/18

1 stop5h 45m

$422

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Wed 3/13

2 stops13h 17m

Rapid City

Mon 3/18

1 stop5h 45m

$426

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Wed 4/10

1 stop5h 13m

Rapid City

Wed 4/17

2 stops16h 22m

$437

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Wed 3/13

2 stops12h 41m

Rapid City

Mon 3/18

2 stops11h 49m

$664

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Mon 3/4

2 stops12h 40m

Rapid City

Wed 3/6

1 stop7h 29m

$679

Sacramento IntlRapid City

SMF - RAP

SMFRAP

Sacramento Intl

Sun 7/21

1 stop7h 11m

Rapid City

Fri 7/26

2 stops8h 17m

$695

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When is the best time to book a flight from Sacramento to Rapid City?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Sacramento to Rapid City. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
Booking 9 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Sacramento to Rapid City. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Rapid City?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Rapid City. Price data was last updated on February 18, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Sacramento to Rapid City flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Rapid City by month

Plan your trip from Sacramento to Rapid City by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Sacramento to Rapid City is currently $397 while a round-trip flight costs $492. Price data was last updated on February 18, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sacramento to Rapid City (average of $364). Flying from Sacramento to Rapid City in June is currently the most expensive (average of $658). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$364

February

$377

March

$501

April

$559

May

$575

June

$658

July

$574

August

$488

September

$556

October

$492

November

$406

December

$381

Temperature and rainfall in Rapid City by month

Plan your trip to Rapid City by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

RAP

Temperature

24.8 - 73.4 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Rapid City

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Rapid City. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Rapid City. Reviews last updated February 22, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Sacramento to Rapid City, see what other customers have to say about Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
11,921 reviews

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.1
Very good
11,921 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,921 reviews

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.4
Good
11,872 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,921 reviews

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.3
Good
15,643 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,921 reviews

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.5

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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Can I find flights from Sacramento to Rapid City for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Rapid City for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $338, but on average you can expect to pay $495.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Rapid City for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Rapid City within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Sacramento to Rapid City is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $338 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $664 and $695 round-trip. United Airlines is priced at 48% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

What does SMF to RAP mean?

SMF stands for Sacramento Intl Airport, while RAP stands for Rapid City Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Sacramento to Rapid City

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DeltaCheapest$286Average$559FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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United AirlinesCheapest$316Average$608FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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American AirlinesCheapest$387Average$566FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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