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Distance between Las Vegas, NV (LAS) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Las Vegas to Los Angeles (Las Vegas McCarran International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 236 miles / 380 kilometers / 205 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Las Vegas (LAS) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 282 miles / 454 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 14 minutes.

Las Vegas – Los Angeles

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236
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380
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205
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Las Vegas?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 236.227 miles
  • 380.170 kilometers
  • 205.275 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 236.118 miles
  • 379.995 kilometers
  • 205.181 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 56 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Las Vegas to Los Angeles generates about 60 kg of CO2 per passenger, 60 kilograms is equal to 132 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Las Vegas to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
City: Las Vegas, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAS
ICAO Code: KLAS
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N, 115°9′7″W
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W