The flight time from Chicago to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 48 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ORD Chicago, IL 3 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 23 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
93%
Frontier
93%
American
92%
Spirit
89%
Southwest
79%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Chicago to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 23 minutes.

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

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to Chicago
3 hours, 27 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
3h 45m
American
3h 47m
United
3h 49m
Southwest
3h 50m
Frontier
3h 53m
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

52

Distance

1514 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
17
American
15
Spirit
13
Frontier
5
Southwest
0

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, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 23 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 3 hours, 45 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 53 minutes.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Las Vegas?

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

Does Southwest fly from Chicago to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Chicago (ORD) to Las Vegas (LAS). On average, they have 0 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 203 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 11 minutes 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 93% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 93% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Frontier 93% 7% 0%
United 93% 7% 0%
American 92% 8% 0%
Spirit 89% 10% 1%
Southwest 79% 21% 0%

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 14 202 6 225
American 15 203 7 227
United 19 203 6 229
Southwest 15 210 5 230
Frontier 16 203 9 233

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 0.38
7am 0.22
6am 0.13
9pm 0.44
8am 0.98
9am 0.88
5pm 0.19
10am 0.68
2pm 0.86
4pm 0.27
12pm 0.1
11am 0.07
3pm 0.07
1pm 0.5
7pm 0.61
8pm 1.2

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 224
February 191
March 262
April 264
May 369
June 135
July 204
August 230
September 235
October 237
November 209
December 219

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 8.32
Tuesday 5.89
Wednesday 6.04
Thursday 8.15
Friday 8.34
Saturday 7.21
Sunday 8.49

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 0
American 0
Spirit 0
Frontier 0
Southwest 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 18 203 6 229
7am 13 202 6 224
6am 12 204 6 226
9pm 14 201 8 227
8am 17 204 7 230
9am 21 202 6 230
5pm 16 204 7 230
10am 14 201 6 223
2pm 17 205 6 229
4pm 14 204 5 225
12pm 15 203 7 226
11am 16 204 7 228
3pm 14 204 7 225
1pm 14 204 7 227
7pm 19 202 6 228
8pm 17 202 8 230
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.