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Flight Information between Chicago and Las Vegas

distanceDistance1516 miles (2445 km)
durationAverage flight duration5 h 26 min
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas cover the 1516 miles (2445 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 26 min with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.

Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas

There are frequent and direct daily flights from Chicago to Las Vegas. Las Vegas sits 1780 miles (2864 kilometers) southwest of Chicago, and airlines cover this flight distance from three hours and 44 minutes to five hours and 39 minutes when flying direct. Passengers also have numerous indirect flights to choose from with flight times between five hours and 55 minutes to eight hours and 40 minutes. There are additionally many indirect flights with durations well over nine hours. The fastest indirect flight from Chicago to Las Vegas will most likely stopover once in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Austin, and Houston, and layovers range from 38 minutes to one hour long on average. Flights depart Midway International Airport or O'Hare International Airport in Chicago and arrive at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

Which airlines fly from Chicago to Las Vegas?

There are usually around eight airlines that fly this route, including national carriers and budget operators. The airlines with fast and frequent flights from Chicago to Las Vegas include, but are not limited to, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. These airlines each offer direct and indirect route options, and each have at least one direct flight from Chicago to Las Vegas every day of the week. American Airlines and United Airlines often have the fastest direct flights along this route.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Las Vegas?

Direct flights are the fastest way to get from Chicago to Las Vegas. A direct flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes between three hours and 44 minutes and five hours and 39 minutes to cover the 1780 mile (2864 kilometer) distance west. Most direct flights have a flight time averaging four hours, but the fastest flight on offer is different throughout the week as this depends on the airline, departure time and weather conditions. Indirect flights vary hugely depending on the stopover city chosen, but range from five hours and 55 minutes to eight hours and 40 minutes. The fastest indirect flights stopover once along the way in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Austin, and Houston, among others. Stopovers can be as brief as 38 minutes, and average one hour in duration.

How many flights are there from Chicago to Las Vegas?

From Thursday to Saturday there are usually 13 direct daily flights along this route available. Direct flights are most frequent on Sundays, to accommodate those traveling for weekend vacations or business people traveling for the week ahead. Sundays have 25 or more direct flight options, with departures scheduled to begin just after 7.00 a.m. and end just after 10:00 p.m. On Mondays through to Wednesdays, there are usually around 7 direct flights along this route, but the occasional Tuesday will have upwards of 20 such options. There are an additional 7 or 8 indirect flights on offer every day of the week which have flight times of eight hours and 40 minutes or under.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Chicago to Las Vegas?

Departure Airport: Flights depart Midway International Airport or O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Midway International Airport is just over 9 and a half miles (15 kilometers) southwest of Chicago city center. It takes 20 to 25 minutes to reach the airport from downtown Chicago on the CTA L train Orange Line and passengers arrive right beside the airport at the Midway Transportation Center. There is a covered walkway from there to the airport. O'Hare International Airport is 17 and a half miles (28 kilometers) from Chicago city center. This airport is a little farther away but also easily reached by train, and is a 40 to 45 minute ride on the CTA L train Blue Line. Both airports have facilities for people with limited mobility such as disabled parking spaces, disabled restrooms, and assistance with wheelchairs or mobility throughout the airports and elevators.

Arrival airports: Flights arrive at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. The airport sits 6.5 miles (10.4 kilometers) south of Las Vegas city center and passengers can easily reach the city using public transportation. Bus routes 108 and 109 depart both Terminal 1 and 3 and reach the city in 35 to 40 minutes without traffic. There are also numerous shuttle buses including the St. George Express, Aloha Airport Express, and the Tri State Shuttle, among others. McCarran International Airport also has rental car stalls for passengers looking to drive to their hotel or alternate accommodation in the city. The airport also has shopping and dining amenities such as fast-food outlets, restaurants, cafes and bars, as well as retail and duty free outlets.

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FAQs
How many miles is it from Chicago to Las Vegas by flight?
The Chicago to Las Vegas flight distance is approximately 1516 miles (2445 km).
How many hours is the flight time between Chicago and Las Vegas?
On average the Chicago to Las Vegas flight travel time is 5 h 26 min  for the 1516 miles (2445 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Chicago to Las Vegas?
The first Chicago to Las Vegas flight departs at 9: 50 PM   and the last flight from Chicago to Las Vegas leaves at 9: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date flight schedule from Chicago to Las Vegas on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.