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Car Hire Rapid City Airport Mini Guide

Located in Pennington County, South Dakota, Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) serves as a pivotal gateway to the iconic Mount Rushmore, the stunning Black Hills, and other breathtaking attractions in the region. The airport provides a seamless start to travelers' adventures in this historically-rich and geologically diverse part of the U.S.

Why Choose Rhinocarhire at Rapid City Regional Airport?

  • Convenient Exploration: The mesmerizing Black Hills, Custer State Park, and the world-renowned Mount Rushmore are all a short drive away. A rental car offers the flexibility and convenience to explore at your own pace.
  • Diverse Fleet: Whether you're in need of a compact sedan or a rugged SUV for the hillier terrains, Rhinocarhire has you covered.
  • Transparent Costs: With no hidden fees, our pricing is upfront, allowing you to budget your trip accurately.
  • Dedicated Support: Our 24/7 customer support ensures that your car rental experience remains smooth from start to finish.

Navigating Rapid City and Surroundings:

  • Exiting the Airport: The airport is just a 15-minute drive to the heart of Rapid City, making the journey to and from easy and straightforward.
  • Road Conditions: The roads around Rapid City are generally well-maintained. However, when exploring the hills and natural areas, expect occasional winding routes.
  • Traffic Overview: Rapid City sees a surge of visitors during the tourist season, so a bit of planning can help bypass peak travel times.
  • Fuel Availability: Numerous gas stations can be found in Rapid City and its vicinity. Always a good idea to refuel when venturing into more remote parts of the Black Hills.
  • EV Charging: Rapid City is gradually expanding its EV charging infrastructure, with several stations available in town.

Book Early for the Best Rates:

With Rapid City and its surroundings being such a popular tourist destination, especially in the summer months, securing your car hire in advance with Rhinocarhire ensures you get the best deals.

Discover Rapid City with Rhinocarhire:

From the monumental allure of Mount Rushmore to the undulating landscapes of the Badlands National Park, having a car in Rapid City unlocks the treasures of South Dakota. Opt for Rhinocarhire and transform your journey into a memorable expedition across the heartland of America.

Current Rental Rates at Rapid City Airport

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 30.36 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 212.57 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Kia Soul

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 33.84 EUR/day
Kia Soul

7 Days rental at 236.93 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 34.68 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 242.78 EUR from 21/07/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Rapid City Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Local attractions in the Rapid City area that you can easily visit with a hire car:

  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial: Drive to Mount Rushmore to see the iconic sculptures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln carved into the granite face of the mountain.

  • Crazy Horse Memorial: Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial, a work-in-progress monument honoring the Lakota leader Crazy Horse, which is being carved into Thunderhead Mountain.

  • Badlands National Park: Take a scenic drive to Badlands National Park to explore its unique landscapes, including rugged canyons, towering spires, and fossil-rich formations.

  • Wind Cave National Park: Drive to Wind Cave National Park to tour one of the world's longest and most complex caves, as well as enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, and scenic drives in the park's prairie and forested areas.

  • Black Hills National Forest: Explore the Black Hills National Forest, which offers outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing amid its diverse landscapes of mountains, forests, and meadows.


Rapid City Airport - Popular Destinations

  • Downtown Rapid City: Approximately 10 miles away.
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial: Around 25 miles southwest of Rapid City Airport.
  • Custer State Park: Approximately 40 miles southwest of Rapid City Airport.
  • Badlands National Park: Around 80 miles east of Rapid City Airport.
  • Deadwood: Approximately 50 miles northwest of Rapid City Airport.

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Rapid City Airport

based on 2816 reviews
22 min (average wait time)
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 6305 reviews
23 min (average wait time)
based on 523 reviews
19 min (average wait time)

Rapid City Airport car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo US Corporate
  • € 212.52
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 30.36
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 44
    Most Popular Type:
  • 11
    Most popular model:
    Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 137
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire at Rapid City Airport

January€ 72
February€ 74
March€ 67
April€ 78
May€ 75
June€ 77
July€ 78
August€ 70
September€ 69
October€ 77
November€ 69
December€ 73
January€ 75
February€ 74
March€ 69
April€ 86
May€ 81
June€ 82
July€ 86
August€ 77
September€ 76
October€ 83
November€ 71
December€ 77
January€ 133
February€ 116
March€ 105
April€ 116
May€ 78
June€ 103
July€ 103
August€ 129
September€ 78
October€ 138
November€ 112
December€ 135
January€ 85
February€ 82
March€ 75
April€ 84
May€ 81
June€ 76
July€ 99
August€ 81
September€ 79
October€ 106
November€ 85
December€ 96
February€ 60
March€ 55
April€ 61
April€ 42
May€ 42
June€ 44
July€ 56
August€ 38
September€ 38
January€ 89
February€ 84
March€ 78
April€ 86
May€ 83
June€ 80
July€ 99
August€ 89
September€ 69
October€ 102
November€ 84
December€ 97
January€ 67
February€ 81
March€ 62
July€ 67
September€ 70
October€ 67
November€ 67
December€ 63

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FAQs about car hire at Rapid City Airport

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