The flight time from San Francisco to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 28 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SFO San Francisco, CA 2 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 4 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
85%
Alaska
79%
Virgin America
77%
JetBlue
76%
Southwest
74%
Frontier
65%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to San Francisco
1 hour, 31 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 24m
Virgin America
1h 28m
United
1h 29m
Alaska
1h 30m
Frontier
1h 31m
JetBlue
1h 32m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

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Flights Per Week

158

Distance

414 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun05101520

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
63
Southwest
42
Virgin America
39
Alaska
7
JetBlue
6
Frontier
1

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 Francisco 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 64 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 4 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 San Francisco to Las Vegas, Southwest is 74% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 74% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 85% 15% 0%
Alaska 79% 19% 2%
Virgin America 77% 21% 2%
JetBlue 76% 23% 1%
Southwest 74% 25% 1%
Frontier 65% 35% 0%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between San Francisco 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 15 64 5 84
Virgin America 15 65 8 88
United 18 63 7 89
Alaska 16 65 7 90
Frontier 18 63 9 91
JetBlue 19 65 7 92

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
5am 0.19
6am 1.38
7am 0.75
8am 1.73
9am 0.32
10am 1.59
11am 1.19
12pm 2.15
1pm 1.15
2pm 0.68
3pm 0.76
4pm 1.62
5pm 1.57
6pm 1.05
7pm 2.27
8pm 1.16
9pm 1.52
10pm 1.45

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from San Francisco 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 632
February 578
March 644
April 634
May 664
June 687
July 717
August 778
September 765
October 758
November 679
December 694

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from San Francisco 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 22.2
Tuesday 21.4
Wednesday 21.8
Thursday 23.9
Friday 23.6
Saturday 22.1
Sunday 23.2

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
United 63
Southwest 42
Virgin America 39
Alaska 7
JetBlue 6
Frontier 1

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)
5am 11 61 5 79
6am 20 63 6 90
7am 14 64 6 85
8am 16 64 7 87
9am 15 66 7 89
10am 16 65 6 88
11am 17 66 7 92
12pm 16 65 7 89
1pm 16 65 7 89
2pm 16 63 5 86
3pm 16 64 6 88
4pm 16 65 7 88
5pm 16 64 7 87
6pm 15 64 7 87
7pm 16 64 7 88
8pm 16 62 7 86
9pm 16 62 6 86
10pm 20 60 6 89
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.