The flight time from Las Vegas to New York is 4 hours, 48 minutes. See Data as Tables
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Average Timeline

Leaves LAS Las Vegas, NV 2 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 22 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives JFK New York, NY 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Las Vegas to New York is 4 hours, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 22 minutes.

The flight distance from Las Vegas to New York is 2248 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Las Vegas
5 hours, 38 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 44m
4h 46m
4h 48m
4h 48m
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



2248 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Las Vegas from New York by plane?

The distance from Las Vegas to New York by plane is 2248 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 New York?

The flight time from Las Vegas to New York is 4 hours, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 22 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Alaska being the fastest taking 4 hours, 44 minutes, and JetBlue the slowest taking 4 hours, 48 minutes.

What airlines fly from Las Vegas to New York?

American, Alaska, Delta, and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Las Vegas to New York.

Does Southwest fly from Las Vegas to New York?

Southwest does not fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to New York (JFK). 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 Las Vegas 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 262 minutes
Taxiing In 9 minutes
Arrives New York 12 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 New York, Alaska is 89% reliable, which means that Alaska flights are on time 89% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 89% 11% 0%
American 88% 11% 1%
Delta 87% 13% 0%
JetBlue 83% 17% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Las Vegas and New York, 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
Alaska 14 262 7 284
American 15 262 9 286
Delta 14 262 9 288
JetBlue 14 263 8 288

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 0
6am 1.8
5am 0.12
10am 0.26
3pm 0.35
4pm 0.75
9am 0.78
1pm 0.04
11am 0.4
11pm 1.89
9pm 0.49
12pm 1.92
10pm 0.69
8pm 0
7am 0.05

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Las Vegas to New York 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 316
February 267
March 294
April 269
May 303
June 314
July 305
August 271
September 284
October 283
November 292
December 296

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Las Vegas to New York 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 9.63
Tuesday 9.54
Wednesday 9.73
Thursday 10.04
Friday 9.98
Saturday 8.5
Sunday 9.77

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
JetBlue 0
American 0
Alaska 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
2pm 30 248 7 285
6am 14 263 7 285
5am 12 261 7 280
10am 15 260 11 291
3pm 17 267 9 294
4pm 14 259 8 284
9am 14 263 11 291
1pm 23 252 9 286
11am 19 261 10 291
11pm 13 261 8 284
9pm 14 263 9 287
12pm 17 264 11 295
10pm 13 261 8 283
8pm 23 268 8 299
7am 17 254 6 277
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.