How far is Sturgis from Rapid City?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Sturgis and Rapid City is 26.58 miles (42.78 km).

Flight distance from Sturgis, SD to Rapid City, SD is 26.58 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 03 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Sturgis, South Dakota to Rapid City, South Dakota is: 28.37 miles (45.66 km) by car.

Driving from Sturgis to Rapid City will take approximately 00 hours 27 minutes.

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#1 Sturgis

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

Population 6978
GPS Coordinates 44°24'35"N 103°30'33"W
Latitude 44.4097100
Longitude -103.5090800
Altitude 1043
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 Sturgis and Rapid City

The distance between Sturgis and Rapid City is 46 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 30 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 Sturgis and Rapid City. The current time is 19:02:03.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 56 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 42 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 34 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 28 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 24 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 22 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 21 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 3.79 liters (1 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Sturgis and Rapid City.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Sturgis to Rapid City is $4.11 (diesel $4.85).

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 June 27, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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