In-air flight time: 41 minutes
From gate to gate: 1 hour, 6 minutes
Constant 500 mph: 27 minutes
How fast can you go from Las Vegas to Los Angeles?
The total flight duration from Las Vegas, NV to Los Angeles, CA is 41 minutes.
This is the average in-air flight time (wheels up to wheels down on the runway) based on actual flights taken over the past year, including routes like LAS to LAX. It covers the entire time on a typical commercial flight including take-off and landing.
If you're planning a trip, you should also factor in extra time for the plane to pull back from the gate and taxi to the runway, as well as reaching the destination gate after landing. If you include this extra time on the tarmac, the average total elapsed time from gate to gate flying from Las Vegas, NV to Los Angeles, CA is 1 hour, 6 minutes.
Finally, pilots might want to estimate the flight time using an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. If you don't add any extra time to increase or decrease speed for take-off and landing, then at constant speed your flight time would be 27 minutes.
If you're booking a flight, make sure you check the scheduled departure and arrival times. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Las Vegas, NV and Los Angeles, CA.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Las Vegas, NV to Los Angeles, CA ("as the crow flies"), which is about 229 miles or 368 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It ends in Los Angeles, California.
Your flight direction from Las Vegas, NV to Los Angeles, CA is Southwest (-129 degrees from North).
The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.
It’s a short flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, but there is a vast difference between the 2 cities. Los Angeles has its beaches which Las Vegas lacks. And according to DiscoverLosAngeles.com, there are 8 great beaches in LA.
Leo Carrillo State Park, El Matador Beach, Malibu Surfrider Beach, Santa Monica Beach, Venice Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Cabrillo Beach.
Santa Monica and Venice Beach are the closest to the city. There is no fee to visit Venice Beach. It has a promenade (Ocean Front Walk) that runs parallel to the beach, handball courts, weight lifting area, Skate Dancing plaza, paddle tennis courts, beach volleyball courts, bike trail, fishing pier, picnic area and restrooms.
There is a fee for parking.
Santa Monica Beach is located north of the historic Santa Monica Pier. It is a two-mile long beach popular for sun bathing, swimming and surfing. It has the only West Coast amusement park located on a pier and is home to the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel. Take a ride and enjoy the views of the Pacific Ocean. Two other attractions include the historic 1922 carousel and Heal the Bay’s Aquarium.
Travelmath provides an online flight time calculator for all types of travel routes. You can enter airports, cities, states, countries, or zip codes to find the flying time between any two points. The database uses the great circle distance and the average airspeed of a commercial airliner to figure out how long a typical flight would take. Find your travel time to estimate the length of a flight between airports, or ask how long it takes to fly from one city to another.