How far is Watertown from Rapid City?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Watertown and Rapid City is 306.64 miles (493.48 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 306.64 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 43 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 39 minutes to travel from Watertown to Rapid City with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Watertown, South Dakota to Rapid City, South Dakota is: 363.13 miles (584.41 km) by car.

Driving from Watertown to Rapid City will take approximately 06 hours 00 minutes.

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#1 Watertown

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

Population 22174
GPS Coordinates 44°53'58"N 97°6'54"W
Latitude 44.8994100
Longitude -97.1150700
Altitude 528
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 Watertown and Rapid City

The distance between Watertown and Rapid City is 584 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 29 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.

Please keep in mind that there is a 1 hour time gap between Watertown, SD and Rapid City, SD. The current time in Watertown is 22:55:28, although it is 21:55:28 in Rapid City.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 12 hours 05 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 09 hours 04 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 07 hours 15 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 06 hours 03 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 05 hours 11 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 50 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 31 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 48.51 liters (12.81 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Watertown and Rapid City.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Watertown to Rapid City is $37.94 (diesel $40.82).

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 $2.961 (Diesel $3.186) /gallon. Last changed prices on May 13, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

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