The flight time from Chicago to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 53 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ORD Chicago, IL 1 minute early.
19 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 24 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 1 minute early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
81%
United
80%
American
71%
Frontier
61%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Chicago to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 53 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 24 minutes.

The flight distance from Chicago to Las Vegas is 1514 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to Chicago
3 hours, 29 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
3h 51m
United
3h 52m
American
3h 53m
Frontier
4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

89

Distance

1514 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
34
American
28
Spirit
19
Frontier
6

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Chicago from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from Chicago to Las Vegas by plane is 1514 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Las Vegas?

The flight time from Chicago to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 53 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 24 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 3 hours, 51 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 4 hours.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Las Vegas?

Spirit, Frontier, United, and American are the airlines with direct flights from Chicago to Las Vegas.

Does Southwest fly from Chicago to Las Vegas?

Southwest does not fly from Chicago (ORD) to Las Vegas (LAS). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Chicago 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 19 minutes
In the Air 204 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 1 minute early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Chicago to Las Vegas, Frontier is 61% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 61% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 81% 18% 1%
United 80% 19% 1%
American 71% 26% 3%
Frontier 61% 36% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Chicago and Las Vegas, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Spirit 17 204 7 231
United 22 202 7 232
American 17 206 7 233
Frontier 22 205 10 240

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
6pm 0.3
7am 0.42
9pm 1.1
8am 1.18
9am 0.42
5pm 0.67
10am 1.93
2pm 0.25
4pm 0.19
12pm 1.87
11am 0.04
3pm 1.67
1pm 0.19
10pm 0.55
7pm 0.81
8pm 0.96

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Chicago to Las Vegas that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 383
February 349
March 384
April 419
May 398
June 405
July 413
August 385
September 382
October 398
November 376
December 353

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Chicago to Las Vegas that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 12.88
Tuesday 11.81
Wednesday 12.48
Thursday 13.12
Friday 13.19
Saturday 12.52
Sunday 13.33

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
United 1
American 1
Spirit 0
Frontier 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
6pm 24 203 8 238
7am 16 206 7 229
9pm 20 203 9 235
8am 19 199 7 226
9am 17 207 7 235
5pm 15 208 8 232
10am 25 204 7 239
2pm 16 204 7 230
4pm 15 206 6 228
12pm 18 205 7 232
11am 13 202 7 225
3pm 20 203 6 232
1pm 20 206 7 233
10pm 16 200 8 230
7pm 23 202 7 233
8pm 17 206 8 236
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.