How to Reach Rapid City


  • By Air: Rapid City Regional Airport provides regular flights to major cities like Denver, Dallas, Las Vegas, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta and others.
  • By Train: Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad (RCP&E) serves the city and runs to Minnesota to the east and Nebraska to the south.
  • By Bus: Buses from almost all major cities can be taken to visit Rapid City.
  • By Car: The I-90 highway passes through Rapid City and is a very scenic drive.


  • By Bus: Rapid Ride System available from the Milo Barber transit center can be used for commuting.
  • By Taxi: Advisable to take a taxi for far off attractions or late nights.
  • On Foot: Most of the attractions within the city can be covered by walking.