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Drive Times and Mileage Charts

NOTE: We suggest you use the official South Dakota Highway Map available from South Dakota Tourism for exact routes and distances. Figure an average of 55 miles (88 km) per hour when traveling most roads in South Dakota, with the exception of Interstate Highways (speed limit: 75 mph), Black Hills and Badlands areas, and some Indian reservations.

Major Highways, Information Centers

In-State Mileage Chart

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NOTE: We suggest you use the official South Dakota Highway Map available from the Department of Tourism for exact routes and distances.

Figure an average of 55 miles (89 km) per hour when traveling most roads in South Dakota., with the exception of Interstate Highways (speed limit: 75 mph), Black Hills and Badlands areas, and some Native American reservations.

In-State Mileage Chart

In-State Mileage Chart
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Black Hills Mileage and Drive Times

The mileage and drive times listed below are estimations and depend on routings, driving speed, etc.

Location to Location  Miles KM Hours
Crazy Horse to Deadwood 55 88 1:15
Custer to Deadwood 59 95 1:30
Custer to Hot Springs 32 52 :45
Custer to Jewel Cave 15 24 :25
Custer to Mount Rushmore 22 35 :40
Custer State Park (Game Lodge) to Wind Cave 27 43 :40
Deadwood to Hill City 45 72 1:00
Deadwood to Hot Springs 91 146 2:00
Deadwood to Keystone 51 82 1:00
Deadwood to Rapid City 45 72 1:00
Deadwood to Spearfish 16 26 :30
Deadwood to Spearfish(via Spearfish Canyon) 33 53 1:00
Deadwood to Sturgis 12 19 :20
Mount Rushmore to Badlands 95 153 2:00
Mount Rushmore to Crazy Horse 15 24 :30
Mount Rushmore to Devils Tower 137 220 3:00
Mount Rushmore to Jewel Cave 27 43 :45
Mount Rushmore to Wind Cave 43 69 1:15
Rapid City to Badlands(via I-90, exit 131) 70 113 1:30
Rapid City to Belle Fourche 55 89 1:00
Rapid City to Game Lodge 28 45 :45
Rapid City to Hot Springs 59 95 1:15
Rapid City to Keystone 22 35 :35
Rapid City to Mount Rushmore 25 40 :45
Rapid City to Spearfish 50 80 1:00
Rapid City to Sturgis 30 48 :35
Rapid City to Wall 50 80 1:00
Spearfish to Devils Tower 60 97 1:15
Spearfish to Medora 204 328 4:00
Badlands Loop (with stops) 30 48 2:00
Needles Highway 20 32 1:00
Iron Mountain Road 17 27 :45
Custer State Park Wildlife Loop Road 15 24 :45

 

Mileage Chart from Rapid City and Sioux Falls

NOTE: Mileage will vary by route. Those listed are approximations. Drive times are also estimates and do not include stops.

From and To Miles KM Hours
Rapid City to Salt Lake City, UT 650 1,046 11:00
Rapid City to Sioux Falls, SD 350 563 6:00
Rapid City to Denver, CO 400 644 7:00
Rapid City to Yellowstone, WY 475 764 9:30
Rapid City to Billings, MT 350 563 6:30
Rapid City to Bismarck, ND 315 507 6:00
Rapid City to Omaha, NE 520 837 9:00
Rapid City to Chicago, IL 900 1,448 15:30
Rapid City to Cody, WY 400 644 8:00
Rapid City to Sheridan, WY 250 402 4:15
Rapid City to Cheyenne, WY 300 483 5:30
Rapid City to Minneapolis, MN 575 925 11:00
Rapid City to Regina, Saskatchewan 530 853 10:30
Rapid City to Winnipeg, Manitoba 700 1,127 13:30
Sioux Falls to Minneapolis, MN 250 402 4:30
Sioux Falls to Winnipeg, Manitoba 470 756 7:30
Sioux Falls to Chicago, IL 580 933 9:30
Sioux Falls to Des Moines, IA 290 467 4:40
Sioux Falls to St. Louis, MO 615 990 10:00
Sioux Falls to Kansas City, MO 365 587 6:00
Sioux Falls to Sioux City, IA 90 145 1:30
Sioux Falls to Omaha, NE 187 300 3:00

 

Air Flight Times from Gateway Airports

Flight Time
Rapid City to Chicago 2:50
Rapid City to Denver 1:15
Rapid City to Las Vegas 2:05
Rapid City to Minneapolis 1:25
Rapid City to Phoenix 3:00
Rapid City to Salt Lake City 2:00
Rapid City to Sioux Falls :55
Sioux Falls to Chicago 1:30
Sioux Falls to Cincinnati 2:12
Sioux Falls to Denver 1:20
Sioux Falls to Kansas City 1:15
Sioux Falls to Las Vegas 3:00
Sioux Falls to Minneapolis :50
Sioux Falls to Orlando 5:45
Sioux Falls to Phoenix 3:00

 

Midwest Regional Interstate Highways

Milage to Rapid City
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U.S. and Canada Mileage Chart to Rapid City

Milage to Rapid City
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Black Hills Tunnels

Motorcoaches, trucks and trailers should be aware of the following tunnel sizes and locations in the Black Hills.

Route Location Width Height
US 16A 6.5 mi (10.4 km) S of Keystone 13'4" (4.08 m) 12'4" (3.75 m)
US 16A 4 mi (6.4 km) S of Keystone 13'2" (4.02 m) 12'2" (3.72 m)
US 16A 3 mi (4.8 km) S of Keystone 14'0" (4.27 m) 12'9" (3.93 m)
US 16A 1 mi (1.6 km) N of Keystone 47'0" (14.32 m) 18'0" (5.48 m)
SD 87 6 mi (9.6 km) SE of Sylvan Lake 9'0" (2.74 m) 12'3" (3.75 m)
SD 87 2 mi (3.2 km) SE of Sylvan Lake 8"4" (2.56 m) 12'0" (3.65 m)
SD 87 1 mi (1.6 km) N of Sylvan Lake 10'6" (3.23 m) 10'7" (3.26 m)