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Flights from Des Moines to Rapid City, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:15 AM

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Des Moines to Rapid City Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:15 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Rapid City. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Des Moines to Rapid City flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
DSMRAP
Thu 1/5
1 stop
RAPDSM
Mon 1/9
1 stop
$330
Select
American
DSMRAP
Thu 10/27
1 stop
RAPDSM
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$742
Select

How Much is a Flight from Des Moines to Rapid City?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Des Moines to Rapid City, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $509.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Rapid City?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Des Moines to Rapid City based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Des Moines to Rapid City?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Des Moines to Rapid City.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $1,146
7-14 days $0 $523
14-21 days $0 $0
21-30 days $0 $742
30-60 days $0 $480
60-90 days $0 $682
90+ days $0 $330

Cheapest Day To Fly from Des Moines to Rapid City

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Des Moines to Rapid City is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$480 $523 $523

Compare Flight Prices from Des Moines to Rapid City by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Des Moines to Rapid City flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Des Moines Rapid City United 10/6/16 10/22/16 1 $523
November Des Moines Rapid City United 11/21/16 11/27/16 1 $480
December Des Moines Rapid City United 12/23/16 1/1/17 1 $682
January Des Moines Rapid City United 1/5/17 1/9/17 1 $330

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Des Moines to Rapid City

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Des Moines to Rapid City. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$761
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$761

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Des Moines to Rapid City

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Des Moines to Rapid City is $611.

The average price for direct flights from Des Moines to Rapid City is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Des Moines to Rapid City

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Des Moines to Rapid City. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Des Moines to Rapid City is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Des Moines to Rapid City is $611.

Des Moines to Rapid City Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Des Moines to Rapid City?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines in Des Moines flying to Rapid City Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:15 AMNumber of routes searched: 27Number of itineraries searched: 4,716

Wondering which airlines fly out of Des Moines to Rapid City? We've gathered the average price of Des Moines airlines with flights to Rapid City. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Des Moines to Rapid City
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United DEN
American DFW
American ORD / DFW
Delta MSP
Delta DTW / MSP
Delta SLC
United ORD / DEN
United IAH / DEN
United EWR / DEN
American ORD
Delta MSP / SLC
United ORD / STL

Des Moines to Rapid City Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Des Moines and Rapid City. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Des Moines - DSM

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Des Moines to Denver Delta, Frontier, United $187
Flights from Des Moines to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $284
Flights from Des Moines to Phoenix American, Delta, Frontier, United $197
Flights from Des Moines to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $232

Cheap Domestic Flights to Rapid City - RAP

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Kansas City to Rapid City American, Delta $298
Flights from Omaha to Rapid City American, Delta, United $271
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Rapid City American, Delta, United $443
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Denver Delta, Frontier, United $187
Flights from Moline to Denver Delta, United $410
Flights from Lincoln to Denver Delta, United $192
Flights from Omaha to Las Vegas American, Delta, Frontier, United $279
Flights from Kansas City to Minneapolis - St Paul Delta Check Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier $147
Flights from Omaha to Phoenix American, Delta, United $238
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta, United $362
Flights from Kansas City to Salt Lake City Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Minneapolis - St Paul Delta Check Dates
Flights from Moline to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta $377
Flights from Kansas City to HoustonCheck Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Las Vegas Delta, Frontier, United $324
Flights from Rochester to Chicago American, Delta $218
Flights from Kansas City to PierreCheck Dates
Flights from Kansas City to Casper Delta Check Dates
Flights from Omaha to Salt Lake City American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $275
Flights from Lincoln to Chicago Delta, United $266
Flights from Kansas City to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $237
Flights from Omaha to Houston Delta, Frontier, United $204
Flights from Omaha to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, United $226
Flights from Sioux City to Denver American $378
Cheap Flights from Des Moines to Rapid City