The flight time from Detroit to Las Vegas is 4 hours, 16 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DTW Detroit, MI 3 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 55 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Detroit to Las Vegas is 4 hours, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 55 minutes.

The flight distance from Detroit to Las Vegas is 1749 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to Detroit
3 hours, 44 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 7m
4h 15m
4h 16m
4h 22m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1749 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Detroit from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from Detroit to Las Vegas by plane is 1749 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Las Vegas?

The flight time from Detroit to Las Vegas is 4 hours, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 55 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 4 hours, 7 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 4 hours, 22 minutes.

What airlines fly from Detroit to Las Vegas?

Southwest, Delta, Frontier, and Spirit are the airlines with direct flights from Detroit to Las Vegas.

Does Southwest fly from Detroit to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Detroit (DTW) 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 Detroit 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 235 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 8 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 Detroit to Las Vegas, Southwest is 100% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 100% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 100% 0% 0%
Delta 94% 6% 0%
Spirit 92% 8% 0%
Frontier 82% 16% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Detroit 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 12 230 5 247
Spirit 11 235 6 255
Delta 14 234 6 256
Frontier 13 237 9 262

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
10am 0.57
7pm 0.39
9am 0.2
6am 0.22
8am 1.18
6pm 0.38
8pm 0.59
3pm 0.73
5pm 0.1
11am 0.13
7am 0.33
9pm 0.53
4pm 0.7
10pm 0.01
12pm 0.39
2pm 0.82
1pm 0.09

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Detroit 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 251
February 232
March 264
April 277
May 305
June 81
July 163
August 171
September 180
October 240
November 272
December 263

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Detroit 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 7.96
Tuesday 6.57
Wednesday 6.6
Thursday 7.26
Friday 7.64
Saturday 7.32
Sunday 7.57

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
Delta 1
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
In the Air
Taxi In
10am 15 236 6 259
7pm 12 231 6 248
9am 12 239 7 257
6am 11 237 6 261
8am 16 233 6 258
6pm 13 233 6 253
8pm 14 236 6 258
3pm 12 240 5 258
5pm 11 230 6 248
11am 11 235 6 251
7am 11 231 7 252
9pm 13 239 8 265
4pm 12 234 6 254
10pm 13 240 7 263
12pm 12 229 6 248
2pm 12 236 6 256
1pm 13 230 6 250
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.