Cheap flights from Rapid City to San Francisco (RAP - SFO) from $318

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 6/19. 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.
RAP — SFO
May 27 — Jun 31

The best prices from Rapid City to San Francisco are usually found in April or January, booked 83 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Rapid City to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Rapid City (RAP) to San Francisco (SFO). 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 May 22, 2024.

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October

Cheapest in

April

Average price

$589

Round-trip from

$268
High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Rapid City to San Francisco

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

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 43% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 54% by booking at least 31 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Rapid City to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $416.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Rapid City to San Francisco?

April can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Rapid City with a flight ticket averaging about $544. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $298. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of October.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rapid City to San Francisco (RAP - SFO)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Rapid City to San Francisco in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Rapid City to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Rapid City and San Francisco. 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 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced American Airlines flights we've found from Rapid City to San Francisco. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Tue 6/1110:14 amRAP - SFO
2 stops9h 43mAmerican Airlines
Sat 6/159:23 amSFO - RAP
2 stops10h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$618
Fri 5/3112:26 pmRAP - SFO
2 stops8h 35mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/27:10 amSFO - RAP
2 stops12h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$724
Fri 5/3112:26 pmRAP - SFO
2 stops8h 35mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/27:10 amSFO - RAP
2 stops12h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$774

Cheap United Airlines flights from Rapid City to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Rapid City and San Francisco. 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 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest United Airlines flights traveling from Rapid City to San Francisco. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Wed 6/197:00 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 32mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/266:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$318
Sat 6/112:40 pmRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/36:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$376
Fri 5/315:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/26:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$394
Thu 6/205:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/275:00 amSFO - RAP
1 stop6h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$409
Sun 6/95:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/166:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop14h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$439
Tue 6/118:55 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 20mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/158:18 pmSFO - RAP
1 stop23h 17mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$457
Wed 6/197:00 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 32mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/269:24 amSFO - RAP
2 stops10h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$467
Thu 6/208:55 amRAP - SFO
2 stops16h 56mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/275:00 amSFO - RAP
1 stop6h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$484
Sat 6/15:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 53mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/310:35 pmSFO - RAP
2 stops11h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$508

Cheap Rapid City to San Francisco flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Rapid City to San Francisco specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Prices were last updated on May 22, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Rapid City to San Francisco in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 6/197:00 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 32mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/266:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$318
Sat 6/112:40 pmRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/36:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$376
Fri 5/315:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/26:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$394
Thu 6/205:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/275:00 amSFO - RAP
1 stop6h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$409
Sun 6/95:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/166:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop14h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$439
Tue 6/118:55 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 20mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/158:18 pmSFO - RAP
1 stop23h 17mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$457
Wed 6/197:00 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 32mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/269:24 amSFO - RAP
2 stops10h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$467
Thu 6/208:55 amRAP - SFO
2 stops16h 56mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/275:00 amSFO - RAP
1 stop6h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$484
Fri 5/315:59 pmRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 06mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/36:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$498

Rapid City to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Rapid City and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Rapid City to San Francisco in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 6/197:00 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 32mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/266:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$318
Sat 6/112:40 pmRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/36:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$376
Fri 5/315:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/26:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$394
Thu 6/205:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/275:00 amSFO - RAP
1 stop6h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$409
Sun 6/95:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/166:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop14h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$439
Tue 6/118:55 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 20mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/158:18 pmSFO - RAP
1 stop23h 17mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$457
Wed 6/197:00 amRAP - SFO
1 stop5h 32mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/269:24 amSFO - RAP
2 stops10h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$467
Thu 6/208:55 amRAP - SFO
2 stops16h 56mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/275:00 amSFO - RAP
1 stop6h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$484
Fri 5/315:59 pmRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 06mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/36:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$498

Rapid City to San Francisco flights leaving soon

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Book one of these great deals on flights from Rapid City to San Francisco. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Sat 6/112:40 pmRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/36:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$376
Fri 5/315:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop4h 57mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/26:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$394
Sat 6/15:30 amRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 53mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/310:35 pmSFO - RAP
2 stops11h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$508
Sat 6/112:40 pmRAP - SFO
1 stop6h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/34:50 pmSFO - RAP
2 stops18h 51mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$549
Sat 6/15:30 amRAP - SFO
2 stops10h 38mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/310:43 pmSFO - RAP
2 stops19h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$592
Fri 5/315:59 pmRAP - SFO
2 stops18h 29mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/26:30 amSFO - RAP
1 stop5h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$623
Sat 6/17:00 amRAP - SFO
2 stops11h 45mUnited Airlines
Mon 6/310:35 pmSFO - RAP
2 stops11h 27mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$642
Fri 5/315:59 pmRAP - SFO
2 stops18h 29mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/210:43 pmSFO - RAP
2 stops19h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$667
Fri 5/3112:26 pmRAP - SFO
2 stops8h 35mAmerican Airlines
Sun 6/27:10 amSFO - RAP
2 stops12h 23mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/21$724

Find flights from Rapid City to San Francisco within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Rapid City to San Francisco 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 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.

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Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Wed 6/19

1 stop5h 32m

San Francisco

Wed 6/26

1 stop5h 11m

$318

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Sat 6/1

1 stop6h 10m

San Francisco

Mon 6/3

1 stop5h 11m

$376

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Fri 5/31

1 stop4h 57m

San Francisco

Sun 6/2

1 stop5h 11m

$394

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Thu 6/20

1 stop4h 57m

San Francisco

Thu 6/27

1 stop6h 47m

$409

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Sun 6/9

1 stop4h 57m

San Francisco

Sun 6/16

1 stop14h 28m

$439

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Tue 6/11

1 stop5h 20m

San Francisco

Sat 6/15

1 stop23h 17m

$457

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Tue 6/11

2 stops9h 43m

San Francisco

Sat 6/15

2 stops10h 40m

$618

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Sun 6/9

3 stops25h 18m

San Francisco

Sun 6/16

2 stops19h 07m

$624

Rapid CitySan Francisco

RAP - SFO

RAPSFO

Rapid City

Sun 6/9

2 stops25h 18m

San Francisco

Sun 6/16

2 stops19h 07m

$631

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Deals found on 5/22

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Rapid City to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on May 10, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Rapid City to San Francisco, you should look to book at least 83 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Rapid City to San Francisco?

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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Rapid City to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

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

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. 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 San Francisco. Reviews last updated May 22, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta from Rapid City to San Francisco by reading reviews from past customers. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
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Very good
10,585 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.4
Good
10,870 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

7.3
Good
14,421 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,585 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew was nice and courteous. Boarding went smoothly. But we experienced a few minutes of extreme turbulence.

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  • Can I find flights from Rapid City to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Rapid City to San Francisco for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $318, but on average you can expect to pay $521.

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    There are currently 13+ open flights from Rapid City to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Rapid City to San Francisco round-trip?

    Our cheapest airline available from Rapid City to San Francisco is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $318 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $618 and $1,856 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 41% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What does RAP to SFO mean?

    RAP stands for Rapid City Airport, while SFO stands for San Francisco 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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    Many airlines flying from Rapid City to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

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  • How recently were the Rapid City to San Francisco flight deals updated?

    The Rapid City to San Francisco flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/22.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Rapid City to San Francisco?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Rapid City to San Francisco (average of $268). Flying from Rapid City to San Francisco in June is currently the most expensive (average of $383). 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.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Rapid City to San Francisco

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DeltaCheapest$262Average$387FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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United AirlinesCheapest$321Average$561FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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