Driving Distances to the Black Hills

Centrally located in the United States, the Black Hills and South Dakota are easy to get to – by car, bus or plane. Let Black Hills Vacations help you plan your trip by adding transportation options to your vacation package. Use our maps to view distances and driving routes between popular Black Hills destinations. You can also check out the Black Hills Maps to get directions to wherever you need to go in the Black Hills.

U.S. Interstate 90 is the main route for driving to the Black Hills, but you can also enter the area via east-west highways US 16, US 18, US 212, SD 34, SD 40 or SD 44; and north south by highways US 85, US 385, SD 79 and SD 89.

For current driving and road construction updates call 866-697-3511 or visit www.safetravelusa.com/sd

Average Drive Time and Mileage


Rapid City Regional Airport to Area Cities

Drive Times From Rapid City Regional Airport

Downtown Rapid City
11 Miles / 19 Minutes

Deadwood
53 Miles / 1 Hour

Lead
56 Miles / 1 Hour 10 Minutes

Spearfish
60 Miles / 1 Hour

Hot Springs
63 miles / 1 Hour 15 Minutes

Hill City
36 Miles / 50 Minutes

Keystone
30 Miles / 45 Minutes

Custer
51 miles / 1 Hour 10 Minutes


Regional Cities to Rapid City

Drive Times to Rapid City

Denver
408 Miles / 6 Hours 22 Minutes

Minneapolis
575 Miles / 9 Hours 27 Minutes

Chicago
912 Miles / 14 Hours 42 Minutes

Omaha
524 Miles / 7 Hours 30 Minutes

Sioux Falls
347 Miles / 4 Hours 55 Minutes

Kansas City
712 Miles / 11 Hours 45 Minutes

Des Moines
627 Miles / 9 Hours 2 Minutes

Pierre
173 Miles / 2 Hours 52 Minutes

Aberdeen
333 Miles / 5 Hours 33 Minutes

Yankton
366 Miles / 5 Hours 57 Minutes

Bismarck
339 Miles / 5 Hours 28 Minutes

Fargo
578 Miles / 8 Hours 7 Minutes

Yellowstone
541 Miles / 9 Hours 33 Minutes

Billings
319 Miles / 4 Hours 58 Minutes

Salt Lake City
663 Miles / 10 Hours 20 Minutes

Cleveland
1,257 Miles / 20 Hours 4 Minutes

Regina, Saskatchewan
557 Miles / 9 Hours 34 Minutes

Winnipeg, Manitoba
794 Miles / 11 Hours 33 Minutes