The flight time from Las Vegas to Los Angeles is 1 hour, 11 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAS Las Vegas, NV 2 minutes early.
18 minutes taxiing out
43 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAX Los Angeles, CA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Allegiant
100%
United
91%
Delta
85%
Southwest
84%
Alaska
84%
American
82%
Spirit
82%
Frontier
71%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Las Vegas to Los Angeles is 1 hour, 11 minutes. The time spent in the air is 43 minutes.

The flight distance from Las Vegas to Los Angeles is 236 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Los Angeles to Las Vegas
1 hour, 8 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 6m
Allegiant
1h 10m
Spirit
1h 11m
United
1h 12m
American
1h 12m
Delta
1h 14m
Frontier
1h 16m
Alaska
1h 18m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM01234

Flights Per Week

249

Distance

236 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0102030

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
66
Delta
50
American
49
United
33
Alaska
26
Spirit
20
Frontier
1
Allegiant
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Las Vegas from Los Angeles by plane?

The distance from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by plane is 236 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles?

The flight time from Las Vegas to Los Angeles is 1 hour, 11 minutes. The time spent in the air is 43 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 6 minutes, and Alaska the slowest taking 1 hour, 18 minutes.

What airlines fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles?

Spirit, Delta, Frontier, Allegiant, Alaska, Southwest, American, and United are the airlines with direct flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles.

Does Southwest fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to Los Angeles (LAX). On average, they have 66 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 Las Vegas 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 43 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Los Angeles 6 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 Las Vegas to Los Angeles, Delta is 85% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Allegiant 100% 0% 0%
United 91% 9% 0%
Delta 85% 15% 0%
Southwest 84% 15% 1%
Alaska 84% 15% 1%
American 82% 17% 1%
Spirit 82% 18% 0%
Frontier 71% 28% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, 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)
Southwest 15 43 7 66
Allegiant 16 42 11 70
Spirit 18 43 8 71
United 18 43 8 72
American 18 43 9 72
Delta 18 43 9 74
Frontier 21 43 9 76
Alaska 21 43 9 78

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
2pm 2.96
3pm 2.36
6pm 2.72
8pm 2.02
7am 1.33
6am 3.5
1pm 2.79
10pm 0.43
9pm 0.67
10am 1.76
5am 0.64
12pm 1.34
11am 2.8
9am 2.24
8am 0.82
7pm 2.24
11pm 0
5pm 2.27
4pm 2.32

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles 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 1151
February 1015
March 1121
April 1050
May 1073
June 1056
July 1087
August 1136
September 1111
October 1114
November 1031
December 1012

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Las Vegas to Los Angeles 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 37.08
Tuesday 35.17
Wednesday 34.71
Thursday 36.73
Friday 37.04
Saturday 32.79
Sunday 35.65

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
Southwest 1
Delta 1
American 1
United 1
Alaska 1
Spirit 0
Frontier 0
Allegiant 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)
2pm 20 43 8 72
3pm 19 43 7 71
6pm 17 43 9 72
8pm 17 43 9 72
7am 17 43 10 75
6am 15 42 9 68
1pm 20 43 8 72
10pm 11 42 7 60
9pm 13 42 7 63
10am 18 43 9 71
5am 11 42 6 62
12pm 18 43 8 70
11am 18 43 9 72
9am 17 43 10 74
8am 16 43 9 70
7pm 19 43 9 72
11pm 11 47 9 67
5pm 21 44 8 74
4pm 19 44 7 72
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.