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.