The flight time from Minneapolis to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 18 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MSP Minneapolis, MN 2 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 55 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
88%
Spirit
86%
Southwest
84%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Minneapolis to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 18 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 55 minutes.

The flight distance from Minneapolis to Las Vegas is 1299 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to Minneapolis
2 hours, 57 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
3h 13m
Delta
3h 17m
Spirit
3h 20m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

52

Distance

1299 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND0100200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
41
Spirit
10
Southwest
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Minneapolis from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from Minneapolis to Las Vegas by plane is 1299 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas?

The flight time from Minneapolis to Las Vegas is 3 hours, 18 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 55 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 3 hours, 13 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 3 hours, 20 minutes.

What airlines fly from Minneapolis to Las Vegas?

Southwest, Delta, and Spirit are the airlines with direct flights from Minneapolis to Las Vegas.

Does Southwest fly from Minneapolis to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Las Vegas (LAS). On average, they have 0 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 Minneapolis 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 175 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 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 20 minutes. For example, from Minneapolis to Las Vegas, Southwest is 84% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 88% 12% 0%
Spirit 86% 12% 2%
Southwest 84% 13% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Minneapolis 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 12 176 4 193
Delta 14 174 6 197
Spirit 14 177 6 200

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 1.65
6pm 0.64
2pm 0.84
8am 0.01
12pm 0.04
11am 1.02
9am 0.99
5pm 0.27
7pm 0.4
7am 0.11
1pm 0
4pm 0.45
3pm 0.14
10pm 0.36
8pm 0.56

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Minneapolis 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 221
February 195
March 294
April 255
May 226
June 229
July 232
August 222
September 213
October 247
November 208
December 209

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Minneapolis 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 8.06
Tuesday 7.29
Wednesday 7.42
Thursday 8.04
Friday 8.06
Saturday 6.4
Sunday 7.63

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 1
Spirit 0
Southwest 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 14 175 6 198
6pm 17 173 6 200
2pm 13 175 6 195
8am 17 172 7 207
12pm 13 169 6 198
11am 13 175 7 197
9am 17 173 6 198
5pm 15 175 7 199
7pm 15 173 7 198
7am 17 176 6 200
1pm 10 199 4 213
4pm 14 179 6 201
3pm 13 177 6 200
10pm 11 173 7 194
8pm 14 176 6 199
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.