How far is Custer from Rapid City?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Custer and Rapid City is 28.38 miles (45.67 km).

Flight distance from Custer, SD to Rapid City, SD is 28.38 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 04 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Custer, South Dakota to Rapid City, South Dakota is: 41.11 miles (66.16 km) by car.

Driving from Custer to Rapid City will take approximately 00 hours 47 minutes.

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#1 Custer

City in and county seat of Custer County, South Dakota, United States

Population 1926
GPS Coordinates 43°45'60"N 103°35'56"W
Latitude 43.7666500
Longitude -103.5988100
Altitude 1620
Country United States
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#2 Rapid City

County seat of Pennington County, South Dakota, United States

Population 77503
GPS Coordinates 44°4'50"N 103°13'52"W
Latitude 44.0805400
Longitude -103.2310100
Altitude 988
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Custer and Rapid City

The distance between Custer and Rapid City is 66 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 44 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Custer and Rapid City. The current time is 14:25:26.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 01 hours 22 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 01 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 49 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 41 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 35 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 32 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 30 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 5.49 liters (1.45 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Custer and Rapid City.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Custer to Rapid City is $4.82 (diesel $5.48).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.323 (Diesel $3.78) /gallon. Last changed prices on January 26, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Custer and Rapid City (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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