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Cheap flights to South Dakota

Popular in October High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest in July Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price $240 Average for round-trip flights in กันยายน 2020
Round-trip from $125 From Las Vegas to Sioux Falls
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to South Dakota related to COVID-19?

Travel to South Dakota is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for South Dakota are based on the United States restrictions which are: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, European Schengen Area, the UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the countries named don't have to isolate for two weeks, unless they have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19.. If you are planning to travel to South Dakota from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.

Cheapest Prices for South Dakota flights by month

January
$326
February
$358
March
$392
April
$383
May
$378
June
$387
July
$373
August
$358
September
$356
October
$368
November
$360
December
$371
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to South Dakota is January. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to South Dakota?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LAS - FSD
Price
$326 - $438
FSD
Temperature
30.2 - 86 °F
FSD
Rainfall
0.59 - 4.17 inches
January is typically the best time to fly to South Dakota, but there are other times where great deals are available. July tends to be the warmest period in South Dakota so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. June is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to South Dakota?

The best time to book flights to South Dakota is 20 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to South Dakota?

At the moment, Friday is the most economical day to take a flight to South Dakota. Tuesday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to South Dakota?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your South Dakota trip. A flight at noon will more often than not be of higher cost.

Perhaps the most famous reason millions of travelers board flights to South Dakota every year is Mount Rushmore, where the faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln are sculpted into the mountainside. It took 14 years to construct this mountain masterpiece and today, more than 20,000 tourists visit the South Dakota landmark daily. But before people were booking flights to South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore, there were prairies, plantations and the peace-loving Sioux Nation (made up of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota tribes).

South Dakota has long been a land of outdoor beauty. First-time visitors booking flights to South Dakota might find it resembles one of America’s best loved novels and television shows, “Little House on the Prairie.” Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up in South Dakota in the late 19th century and her admired stories took place among the backdrop of the South Dakota landscape.

Visitors booking flights to South Dakota should not miss the museums and monuments that proudly display the native arts and culture inherit in the state.

Popular Destinations in South Dakota

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What is the climate like in South Dakota?

As a Great Plains state, South Dakota has an interior continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. Summer temperatures can reach the mid-80s (F) and winter can be in the low teens and lower. Sioux Falls averages 41 inches of snowfall annually, but there is less snow further north, and the northwest can get less than one foot of snow.On the northern fringe of tornado alley, South Dakota’s twisters are mostly in the eastern part of the state, sometimes in the central region, and rarely in the western part of the state. Spring is the peak tornado season.

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When is the best time to fly to South Dakota?

Peak Season:

Summer is the peak season for visiting and when most South Dakota flights and hotels are booked. The attractions and outdoor activities are in full swing; visitors flock to the Badlands and to the Black Hills with Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial. Summer is also busy with Native American celebrations and rodeos.

The fishing season lasts year-round, with some exceptions.

Off Season:

If you want to see the attractions but not the crowds, book flights to South Dakota in the spring and fall. However, off-season traffic is on the rise, so make reservations in advance if you want cheap flights to South Dakota and reduced hotel rates.

The winters are generally too harsh for most of the outdoor attractions and activities.

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What is the best way to travel around South Dakota?

You will need a car to get around South Dakota, or, if you are going to the more popular destinations, consider joining a tour group. There is limited bus service in the state, and the historic trains just run short routes. Driving is also your best bet even in Sioux Falls, and parking is plentiful.

Hiking, biking, and horseback riding are other ways of getting around, along with boating on the Missouri River, and motorcycles.

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What is good to know if travelling to South Dakota?

  • The Black Hills are home to Mount Rushmore, which features the faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Walk through the Avenue of Flags, 56 flags, representing the 50 states, one district, three territories and two commonwealths. The National Presidential Wax Museum has waxworks of every president from the signatories of the Declaration of Independence to JFK and George W. Bush’s visit to Ground Zero in New York in 2001.
  • South Dakota is the home of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota tribes, who make up the Sioux Nation. The Journey Museum in Rapid City tells the story of the Great Plains from the perspective of the Lakota tribe as well as the pioneers who settled there.
  • The South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings exhibits paintings celebrating the pioneer roots of the state as well as 19th- and 20th-century America Indian art.
  • Sue, the Tyrannosaurus rex, who resides at Field Museum in Chicago is the “largest, most complete and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex”, was unearthed in South Dakota. The Badlands National Park has some of the world’s richest fossil beds.
  • Follow the Lewis and Clark trail. Two centuries ago, President Thomas Jefferson sent a crew, headed by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, to map the American West. On the trail today is a monument to Sacagawea, the only woman to accompany the Corps of Discovery and Native American Scenic Byway among many others.
  • See the face of the legendary Lakota leader, Crazy Horse, gaze out across the Black Hills. Nine stories high, the sculpture was started in 1939 by Korczak Ziolkowski and still continues, the work now done by his family. When finished, it will be the world’s largest mountain sculpture – 641 feet long and 563 feet high.

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