The flight time from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 3 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 3 minutes early.
12 minutes taxiing out
45 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
96%
Southwest
95%
United
95%
Spirit
95%
Frontier
95%
American
94%
Alaska
90%
JetBlue
87%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 45 minutes.

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

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to Los Angeles
1 hour, 2 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
58m
Delta
1h 3m
Spirit
1h 4m
JetBlue
1h 4m
American
1h 6m
United
1h 8m
Frontier
1h 8m
Alaska
1h 8m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

124

Distance

236 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
33
Delta
33
American
17
United
15
Spirit
7
Frontier
7
Alaska
6
JetBlue
1

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Los Angeles from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from Los Angeles to Las Vegas 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 Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

The flight time from Los Angeles to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 3 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 58 minutes, and United the slowest taking 1 hour, 8 minutes.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

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

Does Southwest fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Las Vegas (LAS). On average, they have 33 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 Los Angeles 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 45 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 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 Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Delta is 96% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 96% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 96% 4% 0%
Frontier 95% 5% 0%
Spirit 95% 5% 0%
United 95% 5% 0%
Southwest 95% 5% 0%
American 94% 6% 0%
Alaska 90% 9% 1%
JetBlue 87% 13% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 8 44 4 58
Delta 11 45 5 63
Spirit 12 44 6 64
JetBlue 12 43 7 64
American 14 45 7 66
Frontier 14 44 9 68
United 14 46 6 68
Alaska 16 45 6 68

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
6am 0.41
3pm 0.43
11am 1.12
10am 0.97
10pm 0.76
12pm 1.24
7pm 1.06
8pm 0.77
9am 1.57
2pm 1.09
7am 1.77
5am 0.04
8am 1.62
5pm 1.42
6pm 1.2
9pm 0.5
4pm 0.52
1pm 1.57

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 561
February 508
March 691
April 645
May 786
June 242
July 515
August 523
September 478
October 531
November 551
December 580

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles 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 19.21
Tuesday 15.4
Wednesday 15.96
Thursday 18.66
Friday 18.81
Saturday 17.57
Sunday 19.13

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 0
United 0
Spirit 0
Frontier 0
Alaska 0
JetBlue 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)
6am 13 45 5 64
3pm 12 44 7 65
11am 11 44 6 62
10am 10 46 6 63
10pm 13 46 8 68
12pm 13 44 7 65
7pm 11 44 6 61
8pm 11 44 5 60
9am 13 45 6 65
2pm 10 44 5 60
7am 11 45 5 61
5am 16 44 3 65
8am 14 45 6 66
5pm 10 44 5 61
6pm 13 44 7 64
9pm 11 45 6 62
4pm 11 45 6 62
1pm 13 45 6 64
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.