The flight time from New York to Las Vegas is 5 hours, 38 minutes. See Data as Tables
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Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 2 minutes early.
23 minutes taxiing out
5 hours, 3 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Alaska
93%
Delta
87%
JetBlue
80%
American
79%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from New York to Las Vegas is 5 hours, 38 minutes. The time spent in the air is 5 hours, 3 minutes.

The flight distance from New York to Las Vegas is 2248 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to New York
4 hours, 48 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
5h 36m
JetBlue
5h 37m
Alaska
5h 45m
American
5h 46m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h5h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

67

Distance

2248 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
32
JetBlue
23
American
9
Alaska
1

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New York from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from New York to Las Vegas by plane is 2248 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from New York to Las Vegas?

The flight time from New York to Las Vegas is 5 hours, 38 minutes. The time spent in the air is 5 hours, 3 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 5 hours, 36 minutes, and American the slowest taking 5 hours, 46 minutes.

What airlines fly from New York to Las Vegas?

Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, and American are the airlines with direct flights from New York to Las Vegas.

Does Southwest fly from New York to Las Vegas?

Southwest does not fly from New York (JFK) to Las Vegas (LAS). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

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 New York 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 23 minutes
In the Air 303 minutes
Taxiing In 7 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 New York to Las Vegas, American is 79% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 79% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Alaska 93% 7% 0%
Delta 87% 13% 0%
JetBlue 80% 20% 0%
American 79% 20% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York 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)
Delta 24 301 6 336
JetBlue 22 303 8 337
Alaska 24 312 6 345
American 23 310 7 346

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 0.52
2pm 0.48
11am 0.28
12pm 0.22
9am 0
8pm 0.77
9pm 0.83
10pm 0.13
6am 0.51
8am 1.56
10am 0.84
7pm 1.51
6pm 0.14
3pm 0.99
4pm 0
5pm 0.74

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 311
February 264
March 296
April 268
May 299
June 317
July 307
August 274
September 284
October 280
November 291
December 298

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 9.79
Tuesday 9.52
Wednesday 9.62
Thursday 9.98
Friday 9.79
Saturday 8.63
Sunday 9.77

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
JetBlue 0
American 0
Alaska 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)
7am 21 318 7 349
2pm 22 303 6 334
11am 21 293 7 322
12pm 21 301 8 332
9am 11 327 9 347
8pm 27 304 7 345
9pm 22 304 8 339
10pm 25 307 7 346
6am 16 296 7 321
8am 24 305 7 339
10am 18 301 6 328
7pm 27 305 7 346
6pm 26 312 7 347
3pm 25 301 7 338
4pm 17 304 4 325
5pm 25 301 6 337
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.