The flight time from Los Angeles to Austin is 2 hours, 54 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 3 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 29 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives AUS Austin, TX 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
97%
SkyWest
94%
American
92%
Delta
89%
Southwest
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Austin to Los Angeles
3 hours, 14 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
2h 48m
Delta
2h 52m
American
2h 56m
United
2h 57m
SkyWest
3h 1m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

69

Distance

1242 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
22
Southwest
18
Delta
16
SkyWest
8
United
5

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 Los Angeles 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 149 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Austin 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 10 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to Austin, Southwest is 80% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 80% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 97% 3% 0%
SkyWest 94% 6% 0%
American 92% 7% 1%
Delta 89% 11% 0%
Southwest 80% 20% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and Austin, 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 11 148 5 168
Delta 16 148 6 172
American 19 149 5 176
United 17 152 5 177
SkyWest 21 153 5 181

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
5am 0.13
6am 0.36
7am 1.1
8am 1.36
9am 0.55
11am 0.15
12pm 1.86
2pm 0.26
3pm 0.32
4pm 0.22
5pm 1
6pm 0.96
7pm 0.67
8pm 0.22
11pm 0.52

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Austin 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 278
February 264
March 331
April 329
May 350
June 291
July 287
August 294
September 289
October 310
November 281
December 283

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Austin 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 10.5
Tuesday 10.3
Wednesday 10.3
Thursday 10.6
Friday 10.5
Saturday 7.7
Sunday 9.1

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
American 22
Southwest 18
Delta 16
SkyWest 8
United 5

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)
5am 11 147 4 163
6am 13 150 5 171
7am 16 151 5 175
8am 24 149 5 179
9am 21 149 5 176
11am 17 155 6 178
12pm 17 148 6 176
2pm 12 149 5 170
3pm 16 153 5 174
4pm 18 148 5 170
5pm 13 149 6 169
6pm 17 149 6 173
7pm 11 147 5 164
8pm 12 151 5 170
11pm 18 152 6 178
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.