The flight time from San Diego to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 9 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SAN San Diego, CA 4 minutes early.
12 minutes taxiing out
50 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 13 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
100%
JetBlue
97%
Spirit
86%
Allegiant
85%
Southwest
84%
Delta
81%
Frontier
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from San Diego to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 50 minutes.

The flight distance from San Diego to Las Vegas is 258 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to San Diego
1 hour, 1 minute

Flight Time By Airline ?

Allegiant
1h 3m
Southwest
1h 7m
JetBlue
1h 8m
Spirit
1h 10m
American
1h 11m
Frontier
1h 17m
Delta
1h 20m
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 ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

74

Distance

258 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
46
Spirit
12
Delta
9
Frontier
4
Allegiant
0
JetBlue
0
American
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is San Diego from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from San Diego to Las Vegas by plane is 258 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Las Vegas?

The flight time from San Diego to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 50 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Allegiant being the fastest taking 1 hour, 3 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 20 minutes.

What airlines fly from San Diego to Las Vegas?

Delta, Spirit, Allegiant, Southwest, American, JetBlue, and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from San Diego to Las Vegas.

Does Southwest fly from San Diego to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from San Diego (SAN) to Las Vegas (LAS). On average, they have 46 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 San Diego 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 50 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 13 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 San Diego to Las Vegas, Delta is 81% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 100% 0% 0%
JetBlue 97% 3% 0%
Spirit 86% 8% 6%
Allegiant 85% 11% 4%
Southwest 84% 5% 11%
Delta 81% 13% 6%
Frontier 80% 14% 6%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between San Diego 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)
Allegiant 10 46 7 63
Southwest 11 50 5 67
JetBlue 11 51 7 68
Spirit 12 50 7 70
American 14 49 8 71
Frontier 15 50 10 77
Delta 19 51 8 80

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 0.41
7pm 0.39
10pm 0.2
3pm 0.75
8pm 0.72
10am 1.35
9pm 0.28
8am 0.45
6am 0.4
7am 0.99
11am 1.19
12pm 0.19
9am 0.4
2pm 0.33
6pm 0.7
1pm 0.58
4pm 0.31

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from San Diego 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 497
February 467
March 539
April 273
May 101
June 167
July 277
August 279
September 192
October 200
November 456
December 418

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from San Diego 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 11.42
Tuesday 9.85
Wednesday 9.73
Thursday 10.88
Friday 11.92
Saturday 9.27
Sunday 11.27

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
Delta 0
Frontier 0
Allegiant 0
JetBlue 0
American 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 11 50 6 67
7pm 11 49 6 67
10pm 12 47 6 64
3pm 12 50 7 70
8pm 11 49 7 70
10am 13 51 7 72
9pm 12 48 5 66
8am 10 51 4 66
6am 17 51 6 74
7am 15 51 7 74
11am 12 50 6 70
12pm 12 49 6 68
9am 11 50 6 69
2pm 11 49 5 66
6pm 11 49 5 66
1pm 10 49 5 65
4pm 12 49 6 68
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.