The flight time from Los Angeles to Nashville is 3 hours, 51 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA on time.
16 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 28 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BNA Nashville, TN 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

Nashville to Los Angeles
4 hours, 25 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 48m
3h 52m
3h 54m
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



1797 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


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 on time
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 208 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Nashville 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 10 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to Nashville, Southwest is 81% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 89% 11% 0%
American 87% 13% 0%
Southwest 81% 18% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and Nashville, 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 13 208 5 228
Delta 18 207 6 232
American 18 209 6 234

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 0.2
6am 0.27
8am 0.11
9am 0.88
10am 1.1
11am 0.25
12pm 0.41
2pm 0.5
3pm 0.53
4pm 0.66
5pm 0.42
6pm 0.45

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Nashville 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 153
February 153
March 195
April 189
May 201
June 201
July 198
August 206
September 175
October 191
November 178
December 167

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Nashville 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 6.4
Tuesday 6
Wednesday 6
Thursday 6.5
Friday 6.5
Saturday 4.9
Sunday 6.1

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 19
American 13
Delta 10

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
5am 11 203 5 220
6am 12 208 5 228
8am 15 209 5 228
9am 18 210 6 236
10am 20 208 6 235
11am 18 208 5 231
12pm 16 209 6 232
2pm 10 208 6 226
3pm 16 208 5 229
4pm 15 206 6 228
5pm 16 205 6 230
6pm 18 213 6 238
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.