The flight time from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo is 59 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 6 minutes early.
24 minutes taxiing out
30 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SBP San Luis Obispo, CA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles
1 hour, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

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



156 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 6 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 24 minutes
In the Air 30 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo, SkyWest is 85% reliable, which means that SkyWest flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
SkyWest 85% 14% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, 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
SkyWest 24 30 4 59

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
7am 0.41
8am 0.17
11am 0.99
2pm 0.59
3pm 0.24
5pm 0.27
6pm 0.11
10pm 0.9

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo 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 117
February 106
March 120
April 115
May 115
June 115
July 117
August 119
September 111
October 117
November 111
December 86

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo 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 3.8
Tuesday 3.7
Wednesday 3.9
Thursday 3.8
Friday 3.8
Saturday 3
Sunday 3.9

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
SkyWest 26

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
7am 22 30 4 58
8am 27 31 4 63
11am 25 30 4 60
2pm 22 30 4 57
3pm 23 31 4 61
5pm 24 29 4 57
6pm 23 30 4 58
10pm 22 31 4 60
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.