How long does it take for the light from the stars to reach your eyes on earth?

It is different for each star, as it depends on how far away the star is. Whatever the star's distance in light years is the number of years it takes for its light to reach us. The nearest star other than the sun, Proxima Centauri, is 4.2 light years away. The varthest that can be seen without a telescope are more than 1,000 light years away.