The flight time from San Francisco to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 27 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SFO San Francisco, CA on time.
15 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 4 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 1 minute early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
83%
SkyWest
79%
Virgin
71%
Southwest
71%
JetBlue
69%
Frontier
69%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 24m
Virgin
1h 27m
United
1h 28m
JetBlue
1h 29m
Frontier
1h 31m
SkyWest
1h 35m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

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Reverse Journey

1 hour, 31 minutes

Flights Per Week

161

Distance

414 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510152025

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
57
Virgin
47
Southwest
42
JetBlue
13
Frontier
1
SkyWest
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 on time
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 64 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 1 minute 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 71% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 71% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 83% 17% 0%
SkyWest 79% 15% 6%
Southwest 71% 28% 1%
Virgin 71% 26% 3%
JetBlue 69% 29% 2%
Frontier 69% 24% 7%

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 14 64 6 84
Virgin 13 65 9 87
United 17 63 7 88
JetBlue 16 65 7 89
Frontier 16 64 9 91
SkyWest 20 66 8 95

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 1.12
7am 0.97
8am 1.42
9am 1.29
10am 1.33
11am 1.62
12pm 1.93
1pm 2.16
2pm 0.3
3pm 0.55
4pm 1.83
5pm 1.68
6pm 0.59
7pm 2.33
8pm 1.04
9pm 1.34
10pm 1.35

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 697
February 586
March 638
April 616
May 675
June 687
July 717
August 778
September 800
October 794
November 731
December 677

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 22.6
Tuesday 21.3
Wednesday 22.3
Thursday 25
Friday 24.5
Saturday 21.7
Sunday 24.1

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 57
Virgin 47
Southwest 42
JetBlue 13
Frontier 1
SkyWest 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)
6am 17 63 7 87
7am 14 64 6 86
8am 15 64 8 88
9am 15 65 8 88
10am 17 65 7 90
11am 15 65 8 90
12pm 15 65 8 89
1pm 15 64 8 88
2pm 15 64 7 87
3pm 15 64 6 86
4pm 15 64 7 87
5pm 13 64 8 85
6pm 14 65 8 87
7pm 14 63 8 86
8pm 14 63 8 85
9pm 15 62 6 84
10pm 18 60 7 86
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.