How to Reach Custer


  • By Air: A small general aviation airport is located in Custer for small and private planes. The nearest airport to Custer is located in Rapid City. Denver is the closest airport operating international flights which is roughly 350-500 miles away. The Rapid City Regional Airport is serviced by Northwest, Delta, United and Allegiant Airlines.
  • By Car: The major highways to reach Custer are U.S. 16, 16A and US Highway 3. Custer can also be accessed from South Dakota Highway 85, 89 and 87.


  • As it is a small town, you can just walk around. Otherwise you have various trail rides and horse riding experiences that you can enjoy here. Apart from that, you can also find out about local rentals. The best way is to drive around the city.
Route Distance Time
Rapid city to Custer 41.47 km 41 mins
Torrington to Custer 79.33 km 1 hour 19 mins
Englewood to Custer 191.4 km 3 hours 11 mins
Mitchell to Custer 618.71 km 10 hours 18 mins
Mansfield to Custer 748.3 km 12 hours 28 mins
Fargo to Custer 758.75 km 12 hours 38 mins
North sioux city to Custer 790.92 km 13 hours 10 mins
Sioux center to Custer 825.12 km 13 hours 45 mins
Omaha to Custer 845.66 km 14 hours 5 mins
Council bluffs to Custer 860.84 km 14 hours 20 mins