The flight time from Las Vegas to San Diego is 1 hour, 4 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAS Las Vegas, NV 1 minute early.
15 minutes taxiing out
45 minutes in the air
3 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SAN San Diego, CA 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Las Vegas to San Diego is 1 hour, 4 minutes. The time spent in the air is 45 minutes.

The flight distance from Las Vegas to San Diego is 258 Miles.

Reverse Journey

San Diego to Las Vegas
1 hour, 12 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 1m
1h 5m
1h 10m
1h 10m
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 ?


Flights Per Week



258 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Las Vegas from San Diego by plane?

The distance from Las Vegas to San Diego by plane is 258 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 San Diego?

The flight time from Las Vegas to San Diego is 1 hour, 4 minutes. The time spent in the air is 45 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 1 minute, and United the slowest taking 1 hour, 18 minutes.

What airlines fly from Las Vegas to San Diego?

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

Does Southwest fly from Las Vegas to San Diego?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Las Vegas (LAS) to San Diego (SAN). On average, they have 69 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 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 45 minutes
Taxiing In 3 minutes
Arrives San Diego 4 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 San Diego, Delta is 81% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 84% 15% 1%
Southwest 84% 14% 2%
Delta 81% 19% 0%
United 75% 25% 0%
Frontier 70% 29% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Las Vegas and San Diego, 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 13 45 3 61
Spirit 15 45 4 65
Delta 18 46 5 70
Frontier 19 46 5 70
United 25 49 3 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
9am 0.81
2pm 0.96
10am 0.47
7am 1.14
5am 0.2
7pm 0.87
3pm 0.79
12pm 0.78
6pm 1.77
5pm 1.39
6am 0.6
1pm 1.53
8am 1.91
11am 0.35
10pm 0.53
4pm 0.63
8pm 1.18
9pm 0.97

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Las Vegas to San Diego 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 496
February 443
March 507
April 514
May 587
June 563
July 585
August 590
September 552
October 551
November 451
December 414

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Las Vegas to San Diego 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 17.88
Tuesday 17.48
Wednesday 16.75
Thursday 17.73
Friday 18.37
Saturday 14.94
Sunday 17.1

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
Spirit 0
Delta 0
Frontier 0
United 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
9am 16 45 3 65
2pm 16 45 3 65
10am 13 45 3 61
7am 13 44 3 62
5am 10 44 4 58
7pm 15 45 3 65
3pm 15 45 3 66
12pm 15 45 3 64
6pm 15 45 3 64
5pm 16 45 4 66
6am 11 44 3 59
1pm 16 45 3 66
8am 15 46 4 66
11am 16 45 2 64
10pm 13 45 3 61
4pm 15 45 3 65
8pm 15 45 4 67
9pm 12 45 3 60
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.