The flight time from San Jose to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 18 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SJC San Jose, CA 1 minute early.
10 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 2 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LAS Las Vegas, NV 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
100%
American
100%
Southwest
86%
Frontier
83%
Alaska
43%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from San Jose to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 18 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 2 minutes.

The flight distance from San Jose to Las Vegas is 386 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Las Vegas to San Jose
1 hour, 18 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 18m
Alaska
1h 24m
United
1h 25m
American
1h 26m
Frontier
1h 27m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

37

Distance

386 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
35
Frontier
1
Alaska
0
United
0
American
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is San Jose from Las Vegas by plane?

The distance from San Jose to Las Vegas by plane is 386 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 Jose to Las Vegas?

The flight time from San Jose to Las Vegas is 1 hour, 18 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 2 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 18 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 1 hour, 27 minutes.

What airlines fly from San Jose to Las Vegas?

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

Does Southwest fly from San Jose to Las Vegas?

Yes! Southwest does fly from San Jose (SJC) to Las Vegas (LAS). On average, they have 35 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 Jose 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 10 minutes
In the Air 62 minutes
Taxiing In 5 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 Jose to Las Vegas, Frontier is 83% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 100% 0% 0%
United 100% 0% 0%
Southwest 86% 13% 1%
Frontier 83% 16% 1%
Alaska 43% 43% 14%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between San Jose 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 10 62 5 78
Alaska 12 66 8 84
United 14 63 7 85
American 11 65 9 86
Frontier 12 63 10 87

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
7am 0.41
10am 0.14
8pm 0.68
10pm 0.01
6am 0.25
5pm 0.12
7pm 0.43
9pm 0.18
3pm 0.33
8am 0.44
6pm 0.34
12pm 0.49
11am 0.26
9am 0.3
1pm 0.13
4pm 0.53
2pm 0.18

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from San Jose 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 171
February 94
March 142
April 133
May 159
June 174
July 179
August 177
September 178
October 188
November 176
December 159

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from San Jose 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 6.04
Tuesday 4.67
Wednesday 4.75
Thursday 5.73
Friday 5.67
Saturday 4.4
Sunday 5.85

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
Frontier 0
Alaska 0
United 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)
7am 10 62 5 78
10am 11 62 5 77
8pm 10 61 5 77
10pm 12 64 20 97
6am 10 61 5 77
5pm 10 61 7 80
7pm 9 61 5 78
9pm 9 62 5 76
3pm 10 62 5 77
8am 10 62 5 78
6pm 9 62 6 79
12pm 11 63 6 80
11am 10 63 6 80
9am 10 62 5 78
1pm 10 62 5 78
4pm 11 62 5 80
2pm 10 63 7 83
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.