How far is Fort Pierre from Rapid City?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Fort Pierre and Rapid City is 142.73 miles (229.71 km).

Flight distance from Fort Pierre, SD to Rapid City, SD is 142.73 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 18 minutes to travel from Fort Pierre to Rapid City with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Fort Pierre, South Dakota to Rapid City, South Dakota is: 172.39 miles (277.43 km) by car.

Driving from Fort Pierre to Rapid City will take approximately 02 hours 48 minutes.

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#1 Fort Pierre

City in South Dakota, United States of America

Population 2236
GPS Coordinates 44°21'13"N 100°22'25"W
Latitude 44.3535900
Longitude -100.3737400
Altitude 437
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 Fort Pierre and Rapid City

The distance between Fort Pierre and Rapid City is 277 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 04 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 Fort Pierre and Rapid City. The current time is 08:17:25.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 44 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 18 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 26 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 52 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 27 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 17 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 09 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 23.03 liters (6.08 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Fort Pierre and Rapid City.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Fort Pierre to Rapid City is $24.95 (diesel $29.5).

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 $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on January 29, 2023.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Fort Pierre 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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