The flight time from San Francisco to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 29 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SFO San Francisco, CA 3 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 7 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
89%
Alaska
85%
Frontier
84%
Southwest
83%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from San Francisco to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 7 minutes.

The flight distance from San Francisco to Las Vegas is 414 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to San Francisco
1 hour, 30 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 22m
Alaska
1h 30m
United
1h 31m
Frontier
1h 33m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

85

Distance

414 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
30
Alaska
23
Southwest
18
Frontier
12

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is San Francisco from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from San Francisco to Las Vegas by plane is 414 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 Francisco to Las Vegas?

The flight time from San Francisco to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 7 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 22 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 33 minutes.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas?

United, Frontier, Alaska, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas.

Does Southwest fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS). On average, they have 18 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 Francisco 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 67 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Las Vegas 6 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 Francisco to Las Vegas, Southwest is 83% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 89% 10% 1%
Alaska 85% 13% 2%
Frontier 84% 16% 0%
Southwest 83% 16% 1%

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 9 66 5 82
Alaska 13 68 7 90
United 16 67 7 91
Frontier 14 66 11 93

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
4pm 0.6
6am 0.26
10am 1.58
10pm 0.43
9am 1
9pm 0.12
12pm 0.44
5pm 0.52
7am 0.22
8pm 0.53
5am 0.04
8am 1.35
11pm 0.06
11am 0.44
2pm 0.58
3pm 0.35
7pm 0.98
1pm 1.39
6pm 1.08

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 439
February 244
March 324
April 331
May 339
June 351
July 378
August 384
September 392
October 420
November 414
December 408

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 12.79
Tuesday 10.87
Wednesday 11.06
Thursday 12.9
Friday 12.69
Saturday 12.23
Sunday 12.54

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 1
Alaska 0
Southwest 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)
4pm 16 67 8 92
6am 10 66 5 82
10am 14 67 7 89
10pm 14 65 12 94
9am 14 68 8 93
9pm 15 65 10 93
12pm 11 67 6 86
5pm 11 66 8 87
7am 9 67 6 82
8pm 12 66 8 88
5am 8 66 4 79
8am 14 68 7 90
11pm 14 64 14 96
11am 13 67 8 90
2pm 13 68 8 91
3pm 12 67 7 89
7pm 14 67 7 90
1pm 15 67 7 90
6pm 15 67 7 89
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.