The flight time from Los Angeles to Reno is 1 hour, 23 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 3 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 2 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives RNO Reno, NV 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Los Angeles to Reno is 1 hour, 23 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 2 minutes.

The flight distance from Los Angeles to Reno is 391 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Reno to Los Angeles
1 hour, 31 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 14m
1h 20m
1h 21m
1h 24m
1h 26m
1h 28m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



391 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Los Angeles from Reno by plane?

The distance from Los Angeles to Reno by plane is 391 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 Reno?

The flight time from Los Angeles to Reno is 1 hour, 23 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 2 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 14 minutes, and United the slowest taking 1 hour, 28 minutes.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Reno?

JetBlue, Delta, United, Alaska, Southwest, and American are the airlines with direct flights from Los Angeles to Reno.

Does Southwest fly from Los Angeles to Reno?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Reno (RNO). On average, they have 7 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 15 minutes
In the Air 62 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Reno 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 20 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to Reno, Delta is 83% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 87% 11% 2%
United 85% 13% 2%
Delta 83% 15% 2%
American 83% 14% 3%
Southwest 81% 17% 2%
JetBlue 76% 23% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and Reno, 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 9 60 4 74
Delta 12 63 5 80
JetBlue 15 60 5 81
American 18 62 5 84
Alaska 17 63 5 86
United 19 63 5 88

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
12pm 0.74
7am 0.32
4pm 0.65
5pm 0.01
6pm 0.46
7pm 0.72
11am 0.25
9pm 0.36
8am 1.22
8pm 1.07
10pm 0.74
3pm 1.07
9am 1.37
10am 0.52
1pm 1.08
6am 0
2pm 0.67

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Reno 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 265
February 226
March 303
April 351
May 378
June 403
July 415
August 419
September 406
October 399
November 352
December 282

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Reno 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 12.21
Tuesday 11
Wednesday 11
Thursday 11.94
Friday 12.08
Saturday 10.46
Sunday 12.06

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 0
American 0
United 0
Alaska 0
Southwest 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
In the Air
Taxi In
12pm 16 62 5 83
7am 19 63 5 87
4pm 13 59 5 79
5pm 8 61 4 73
6pm 16 62 5 84
7pm 15 62 5 82
11am 16 61 4 83
9pm 15 63 5 84
8am 21 63 5 90
8pm 12 62 5 79
10pm 16 62 5 84
3pm 15 61 5 81
9am 14 63 5 83
10am 16 62 5 84
1pm 15 62 5 83
6am 9 69 7 85
2pm 12 63 4 80
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.