Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Rapid City to South Bend
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 8h 24m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Delta ($249) and United Airlines ($554), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on American Airlines ($244).
When flying out of Rapid City you will be using Rapid City, often referred to as Rapid City Airport. You will be landing at South Bend/Michiana, also known as South Bend Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "A330 plane. I love widebodies"
Cons: "Be ontime"
Cons: "There was a family with kids climbing all over the Sears. Would have been nice if the crew reigned then in a bit."
Pros: "We were traveling international in Twitter after contacting we were told we can carry one checked baggage but then we were not allowed and at gate they didn’t know the procedure and repeatedly We did not get our special meal we had requested"
Cons: "We were traveling international in Twitter after contacting we were told we can carry one checked baggage but then we were not allowed and at gate they didn’t know the procedure and repeatedly We did not get our special meal we had requested"
Cons: "Four hour delay, rude gate agent, seat in front of me was broken making my already small space smaller, the plane smelled."
Pros: "Everything was good."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Quick boarding process and take off. Flight was slightly late but the staff expedited boarding and take off. Staff is friendly. Service was great. Beverage service was great. Baggage was quickly at baggage claim."
Cons: "Even though its a short flight better food options for First Class would be appreciated."
Pros: "The flights were on time. The crews on both flights were friendly."
Cons: "Figuring out how to get boarding passes after seat assignment was not easy or forthcoming because I flew basic economy, especially on my connecting flight. Having instructions on that would be helpful."
Cons: "I’m a pretty big guy so this won’t apply for many other people . But the seats didn’t have much space . It was a very uncomfortable experience. I have taken many other flights and this one was one of the worst."
Cons: "After 1 hour, still sitting on the tarmac waiting to get to our gate."
Pros: "Great flight attendants and service. Plenty of entertainment selection to make the long flight enjoyable. The boarding was chaotic because of the airport facility."
Cons: "The airport is too small for loading a full international flight."
Pros: "WARDA at the Miami Gate H07 was awesome. She went above and beyond. Everyone else was very helpful but you can get tell she does more than the norm. LOVE LOVE LOVE the free entertainment in the individual seats. Perfect for families!"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "The crew was amazing and seats were comfortable"
Pros: "Crew was exellent"
Cons: "The food quality needs to improve."
Cons: "My wife and I couldn't sit together regarless of how much money we wished to spend on reserving seats."
Pros: "Clean first class seat."
Cons: "My connecting flight, and the the flight not being delayed the night before."
Cons: "It was FREEZING throughout the entire flight. Freezing. No blankets. Missed having screen in seat but was able to start a movie on my phone so it was fine."
Pros: "Yes Crew was amazing. Seat was comfortable"
Cons: "No comment"
Pros: "the plane was pretty empty"
Cons: "The times available were terrible!"
Pros: "extra legroom of comfort plus zone"
Cons: "Bordung process runs smoother now that the order is made clear ahead of time. In jfk they did not have the columns marked “comfort” “priority? “Main 3”, etc, like they had at Reagan arpoirt in DC"
Pros: "Each leg of the flight didn't take as long as initially purported."
Cons: "The second leg of the flight from Seattle to Honolulu was rough. The plane was very outdated and the female flight attendant in comfort plus did not have any customer service. She repeatedly skipped our row, even with the call light on. For a long flight, especially with Delta this is unacceptable"
Cons: "No WiFi kg was an old plane and the stranger next to me was 6’4” so pretty uncomfortable"
Pros: "The kind staff"
Cons: "Dirty bathroom on flight from Toronto Ontario to Atlanta. Smelled like urine."
Pros: "The flights departed and Arron time."
Cons: "The leg room was tight fir me as I am a six footer."
Pros: "I will say that this has been the best flight my husband and I have ever had. The crew members were very nice and helpful. This has been the smoothest flight we have ever had as well."
Pros: "The people were all really nice and helpful and fun. Food was great. Watched a fun movie."
Cons: "Boarding was a bit unpleasant when we had to stand in a crowd before the shuttle came."
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Delayed and then arrived at airport and sat on tarmac for too long waiting for clearance to go to gate"
Pros: "Although our flight was fully booked. The crewmembers on this flight was professional, friendly and efficient. We boarded quickly and took off on time. We even arrived ahead of schedule. Each passenger was given free headphones and complimentary beverages and snacks. I love Delta they are a cut above the rest. They are constantly striving to put the customers needs and wants top priority"
Cons: "Tight seats need more legroom"
Pros: "Staff is friendly."
Cons: "My wife's pre-check was not added to her ticket. Plane was extremely late taking off. No entertainment on the flight."
Cons: "What food am I rating? The cookies?"
Pros: "Loved that the pilot or first officer, not sure which, came on the intercom at one point and said they were expecting turbulence ahead so if anyone needed to use the bathroom, right then would be the time to go!! Useful information and much appreciated."
Cons: "Some of the announcements by a female flight attendant were delivered at a very rapid pace and were hard to understand, and my first language is English."
Pros: "Loved the swift checking in at Seatac, being picked out of the Special check-in line, tended to by a Ndeye, smooth all the way through to the gate. Also liked that the plane's arrival at Schiphol was only 30 minutes later than initial ETA after long delay at Seatac. Also liked the many snacks."
Cons: "Prolonged delay of flight departure. Choices of entertainment, especially movies."
Pros: "Generally, Delta is cleaner, their terminals are much nicer, and the experience is better than one with American and United. I wish they had more direct flights to my normal destinations--I'd fly with them more!"
Cons: "Someone unloaded a lot of crumbs on my tray table and they all got smooshed on the back of the seat between the tray table and chair. It was pretty nasty. (The tray table was clean, the back of the seat wasn't. Please be nasty.)"
Cons: "Rapid City, I could check my BAG through to PDX."
Pros: "The professionalism of staff"
Cons: "Cramped seating for premium Econ"
Pros: "My seat was randomly the exit row, so more leg room and pilots made great time"
Cons: "Left 20 minutes late because of travel agents"
Pros: "Good staff, plenty of room, comfortable flight, smooth flight"
Cons: "Some passengers behind me didn’t get snacks and drink"
Pros: "During some bad weather the pilots chose to go into a holding pattern to wait for a thunderstorm to leave the field. Thanks for considering our safety. The entire crew was awesome."
Cons: "Why do the airliine attendants make sure all of our seat belts are fastened before they give us a safety briefing to demonstrate how to buckle our seat belts?"
Pros: "Very quick boarding process. There was no entertainment so I couldn't rate that."
Cons: "There should be a N/A option if there is no entertainment available."
Pros: "On time with early arrival"
Cons: "Small plane Little communication from crew Security took forever to get through at RC airport"
Pros: "Service of all the flight staff, smooth flight, and early arrival. Staff was very courteous and helpful"
Cons: "Nothing really. It was an uneventful flight with good service"
Cons: "Crew allowed passenger to leave bag on floor between seats on emergency exit. This is a safety violation."
Pros: "Staff was amazing and pleasant. Had decent food and as much comfort as zone 3 can offer."
Cons: "No complaints."
Cons: "According to the website and documentation a card holder is supposed to get the first bag free when using this card. I did not, so I will be cancelling the card."
Cons: "Plane was hot but that seems common for these small planes during the summer."
Cons: "Flight was completely full and I was seated next to someone who required TWO seat belt extenders! I was so uncomfortable, they were sitting on top of me, couldn't even put down the arm rest. The flight attendant said there was nothing they could do."
Pros: "Nonstop quick flight"
Pros: "Friendly staff, on-time flights"
Cons: "American airlines oversold and that caused us to start late. The seats are too small for 2 adults to sit next to each other. 1/2 the people wore masks. when we arrived we sat on the taxiway for an hour"
Pros: "Lounge was nice at DFW"
Cons: "American Airlines alone received over $10 billion in COVID relief, yet they are steadfast on a policy that separates customers on the same reservation (basic economy). $$$ over health & safety. Other airlines are leaving the middle row empty while AA wants a second bailout from Congress. Shameful!"
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "American has been overbooking flights, doesn't respect social distancing, not true that the middle seat is empty, the person next to me coughed frequently, and since it was a FULL flight, I couldn't get another seat!, never again American"
Cons: "More luggage space and plugs on the plane to charge devices"
Pros: "Seat was o.k. Loved that captain made periodic announcements, esp to point out Niagara Falls ."
Cons: "It was a very good flight. I had a tired back.... suspect it's because I'm short, (5 ft tall) seats are somewhat uncomfortable."
Pros: "Our attendant was simply the best I have ever had the pleasure of flying with."
Cons: "Everything was perfect."
Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Delays on the tarmac made our flight arrive late"
Pros: "Crew was as helpful as they could be."
Cons: "If we had the option to get off the plane earlier. We sat in the plan for almost 4hrs before it took off it was super hot and I was hungry."
Pros: "The seat wasn’t very comfortable"
Pros: "Good entertainment"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3+ hours due to no qualified pilots available to fly to HNL"
Cons: "Everything was cancelled or delayed, missed connection are very common."
Cons: "The crew was not friendly. Rude tone."
Cons: "Flight was 90 min late due to mechanical issue. Missed next two flights, was rebooked in coach vs paid for first class."
Cons: "2 hour delays on both flights of a round trip"
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Seats that worked"
Pros: "great trip and crew"
Pros: "Clean airplane."
Cons: "Flight staff, food on board"
Pros: "It was quick and easy to get from point A to B with no problem with good complementary options."
Pros: "The entertainment selection was nice."
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable."
Cons: "They charge for coffee."
Pros: "Even though looked like I had selected a seat assignment they were not booked. On first leg of trip had to wait until a couple agreed to be bought off their seats before we could be boarded. Very misleading."
Pros: "For me, a flight is “excellent” anymore if it’s on time and no one gets booted off the plane. Both flights were early!"
Cons: "Didn’t look he the free snacks."
Cons: "2 of our screens didn’t have audio working so couldn’t watch movies :-(. - assistants rebooted the systems but that didn’t help :-("
Pros: "Asked a stewardess to turn the heat up and she did."
Cons: "Freezing cold air conditioning. Every person I could see was wrapped up in their blanket before we had even taken off."
Pros: "Went on time and looked after very well"
Cons: "Going over leg room, a bit tight"
Pros: "Leg room in coach"
Cons: "No movie selection"
Cons: "The layover was too short we missed our connecting flight. How did Kayak even allow us to book such an itinerary. Staff with the airline was also rude! Never will I book with site ever again!Rude"
Pros: "New plane, 737-Max. More fuel efficient, quieter, more in-cabin luggage storage."
Cons: "Seats don’t decline as much."
Pros: "Really friendly crew"
Pros: "I was last getting on the plane and I didn’t want to check my carry-on and the flight attendant found a spot for me! Nice, quiet flight."
Cons: "The drink cart skipped me! I was definitely awake too. When I got his attention I finally got my drink but I didn’t get a napkin or pretzels offered either. WiFi was iffy and never loaded for me."
Pros: "I loved everything about this airline!"
Cons: "Sorry, I have no complaints!"
Cons: "First Class Flight Attendant spent more time on her phone in the jump seat than asking if we needed anything. Came by twice for a 3 hour flight. I had to go up front to ask for a beverage, and she seemed totally put out"
Pros: "Friendliness and attitude of flight attendants to serve as help passenger"
Cons: "Entertainment screen was not operating satisfactorily"
Cons: "Essentially a bus ride with the comfort of a wooden bench."
Pros: "Great attendants excellent customer service"
Cons: "Awful TSAs"
Cons: "The aircraft was extremely too hot"
Cons: "Seemed to be an unnecessary delay in departing a half hour late"
Pros: "All good"
Cons: "I sat at tha airport for over 9 hours before my flight left. Very poor communication and customer service."
Cons: "This is a Airline petty poor in service they don´t care about the costumer i just fly true they when i dont have any other option"
Cons: "Luggage did not arrive with us"
Cons: "No Television"
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "Entertainment was boring"
Cons: "My flight was delayed 2+ hours which made me miss my connecting flight & not make it to my destination until the next day ."
Cons: "Very slow to board and deplane"
Pros: "I believe that a cup of juice and small coffee cookie only its unacceptable. Not even coffee is lame"
Pros: "Easy booking, Great prices"
Pros: "Crew was apologetic"
Cons: "No automated safety briefing after 2 hour delay at gate due to congestion at seatac."
Pros: "Easy ticketing and boarding. Price was good"
Cons: "The Boarding was not fair. The most horrible experience in my life and the Customer Service made me felt like a delinquent."
Pros: "Weather delays and the Boeing 737 problems a little out of their control. Some things could have done better, but some good employee efforts."
Cons: "Small planes are subpar.. Food useless. Baggage fees. When things go bad you're on your own."
Cons: "Telling the truth"
Pros: "Seats are pretty comfortable - appreciate adjustable head rest, both side flaps and vertical movement. Staff very friendly, pilot communicated well."
Cons: "Staff to offer whole can of beverage."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Very uncomfortable decents."
Cons: "Flight was very late departing"
Pros: "Not much, no internet, small seats, cost doubled because I had to know pay hotel for a night."
Cons: "Flight was 4 hrs late arriving, therefore I missed my connection flight to Dallas. I had to spend the night at a cost of $200.00 at Holiday Inn, arrived 24 hrs later. Not United fault, weather related. This is my 3rd United flight that was delayed by hours. Get first flight out in morning, less chance for hours of delay."
Pros: "Not much"
Pros: "They were very kind to my very tired toddler for a late night flight."
Cons: "United wouldn’toffer hotel assistance or anything and left a Us stranded at sfo when they would not hold last flight of night for us."
Pros: "Good communication from the Captain throughout the delay"
Pros: "Flight was delayed 90 mins; I was not concerned but understandably some folks were not so happy. Everything else was great."
Pros: "On time departure"
Cons: "No complementary food. Old plane, no great entertainment options (should also have subtitles for hard of hearing). Terminal boarding area was too cold."
Cons: "At boarding/check-inn there was inly one young women to handle the crowd of passengers boarding. She was over worked, but did real welll!!!"
Pros: "Getting home safely!!"
Cons: "My friend and I have taken our hiking packs to Alaska, California, Washington, and all along the East coast. Never have we been asked to check our packs. I was mostly surprised, at first. Once I was seated a man in front of me had his hiking pack and two ukuleles in their cases, neither of which could fit under his seat. That's when I became frustrated. O This plane sucks: our knees were slammed into the seat in front of us because the chairs are so close together. No USB plugs. Plane was dirty, scuff marks on the wall and ceiling. There was paper in the pouch that looked like a mouse had chewed on it."
Cons: "Thought we were going to have to spend the night on New Jersey. Because of it. No apologies or compensation. As a result, we didn't get home until almost 3:00 A.M."
Cons: "Extremely small plane. No tv in headrests or on plane, Not enough room for everyone's carry on, no usb charging ports, don't offer unlimited snacks and beverages. They did not offer ANY drinks or snack on this flight which is ridiculous."
Pros: "The crew was working efficient and tried to respond to request"
Cons: "The plane was freezing cold. I came prepared but had to hunker down under blankets even though I had two shirts and a jacket on. This is not acceptable for any flight or airline. I caught a cold on my return trip due to this. I'm disappointed as it seemed like a newer plane. The stewardess acknowledged this but was unable to get our section to warm up. Everyone in my area of the plane was Ice cold."
Cons: "Basic Economy fare will flag at the kiosk for check-in. I'd rather have a warning to indicate no Carry On bag allowed, and flag at the gate for them to check. Both legs of the trip caused an extra 5-10 minutes to wait for help to proceed"
Cons: "They should board the plane from the back to front, it just makes sense to do it this way, less people out if place and it would board faster"
Cons: "My flight was delayed (not due to weather) almost 4 hrs"
Pros: "Kansas City airport has to be the worst in the country. Over an hour to get through TSA."
Cons: "I was to be in Kansas City at 4PM and did not get in until after 11PM. Two planes with mechanical problems. The return flight was ahead of schedule all the way."
Cons: "Very limited free entertainment"
Pros: "New airplane"
Cons: "Good tray in economy very small, didn't have my choice for food so stuck with chowmein, not good"
Pros: "I like that the seats were more comfortable and had at least some padding."
Cons: "The gate had no comfortable seats and looked like a minimalists ' lounge. The gate agent did not actively give any updates to the boarding process."
Pros: "That we didn't crash."
Pros: "Smooth plane ride."
Cons: "Condescending flight attendants, in-flight entertainment didn't work, then they lost the strap that keeps carseat in place."
Pros: "Very good."
Cons: "Though tickets were purchased many weeks in advance of flight, seating options were not offered online. Paid extra $35 per ticket, for side-by-side seats."
Pros: "Small airport, comfortable seating, polite crew"
Cons: "Snack wasn't my style"
Pros: "Made the flight-arrived home early-good landing!"
Cons: "Racing to make it-thought we hadn't."
Pros: "No flight delays!"
Pros: "Late boarding, other then that ok."
Pros: "The staff was very helpful. When overhead storage was full, bags were checked at no additional cost."
Cons: "Had trouble with the highly advertised entertainment. On the trip from Rapid to Chicago, the entertainment wouldn't work. I was fairly comfortable in my aisle seat, but think it I had to be in a center of window seat, I would have been very uncomfortable."
Pros: "Wick & on the!"
Cons: "The one tee member kept repeating things that had been said on the intercom & then announced the wrong time when we landed. She seemed quite distracted."
Cons: "Plane was delayed Missed connection in Denver Then while on plane about to take off, pilot realized plane lacked fuel to make our destination My 4 1/2 hour flight took 9.... Terrible experience"
Cons: "The fact that the person next to was in my seat as well"
Pros: "Fantastic service"
Pros: "Quick easy boarding"
Cons: "A bit of delay not to bad though"
Pros: "I liked when I got home 12 plus hours later than I was supposed to!"
Cons: "The three canceled flights and 7 delays that I was out through were awful!"
Cons: "The whole services!"
Pros: "quick easy boarding"
Cons: "Old plane. Magazines were old and missing several pages."
Pros: "My flight was rescheduled so I hope I did not get charged for another flight."
Pros: "Flight was on time, workers were courteous, gates were easy to find."
Pros: "That I finally got home although it was 4 in the morning!"
Cons: "Delays started early in the afternoon and continued for several hours. At one point the flight was cancelled. About 30 minutes later another flight was created with a 1-3 am flight. We should have been given an option to fly this late or rebook for free. It was too late to travel at this point."
Cons: "Screaming child the entire 4 hr flight made even the flight attendants angry!"
Airlines flying from Rapid City to South Bend have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Rapid City to South Bend
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Rapid City to South Bend
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Rapid City to South Bend
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Rapid City to South Bend
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