The flight time from Sacramento to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 16 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SMF Sacramento, CA 3 minutes early.
10 minutes taxiing out
1 hour in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
85%
Spirit
84%
Frontier
76%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Sacramento to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour.

The flight distance from Sacramento to Las Vegas is 397 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to Sacramento
1 hour, 24 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 14m
Spirit
1h 21m
Frontier
1h 22m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

60

Distance

397 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
42
Spirit
12
Frontier
5

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Sacramento from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from Sacramento to Las Vegas by plane is 397 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Las Vegas?

The flight time from Sacramento to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 14 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 22 minutes.

What airlines fly from Sacramento to Las Vegas?

Frontier, Spirit, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Sacramento to Las Vegas.

Does Southwest fly from Sacramento to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Las Vegas (LAS). On average, they have 42 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 Sacramento 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 60 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 10 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 Sacramento to Las Vegas, Southwest is 85% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 85% 4% 11%
Spirit 84% 9% 7%
Frontier 76% 16% 8%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Sacramento 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 9 60 5 74
Spirit 13 60 7 81
Frontier 12 59 10 82

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
5pm 0.61
8pm 0.55
10am 0.36
5am 0.03
2pm 0.54
11am 0.65
10pm 0.3
12pm 0.54
3pm 0.54
1pm 0.27
9pm 0.27
6am 0.39
7pm 0.31
6pm 0.66
9am 0.63
7am 0.6
8am 0.26
4pm 0.23

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Sacramento 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 395
February 364
March 394
April 227
May 126
June 148
July 241
August 231
September 181
October 177
November 325
December 319

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Sacramento 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 9.06
Tuesday 7.9
Wednesday 8.08
Thursday 8.65
Friday 9.21
Saturday 7.62
Sunday 9.63

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
Southwest 1
Spirit 0
Frontier 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)
5pm 12 60 6 79
8pm 11 60 7 78
10am 9 61 5 75
5am 10 59 4 73
2pm 9 59 5 74
11am 10 60 5 77
10pm 12 58 6 77
12pm 9 60 6 77
3pm 10 60 5 75
1pm 12 60 5 78
9pm 10 58 5 74
6am 11 59 5 76
7pm 11 59 9 79
6pm 9 60 5 75
9am 10 61 5 77
7am 9 61 4 75
8am 13 59 6 80
4pm 9 60 5 76
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.