Cheap flights from Portland to Los Angeles (PWM - LAX)

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The best prices from Portland to Los Angeles are usually found in August or January, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portland (PWM) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best PWM to LAX flight in 2021: compare Portland to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
PWM - LAX
Price
$208 - $454
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$208

From Portland to Los Angeles

One-way from

$139

One-way flight from Portland to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Portland to Los Angeles?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 57%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Portland to Los Angeles?

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Portland to Los Angeles from $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $95 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Portland to Los Angeles?

April can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from Portland with a flight ticket averaging about $86. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portland to Los Angeles (PWM - LAX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Portland to Los Angeles in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Portland to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PWM to LAX flights for May, June
19 May - 23 May
$282pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
17 May - 22 May
$285pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
19 May - 22 May
$294pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

Portland to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Portland found for this year
19 May - 23 May
$282pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
17 May - 22 May
$285pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
19 May - 22 May
$294pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Portland, departing today and this week
19 May - 23 May
$282pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
17 May - 22 May
$285pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
19 May - 22 May
$294pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Los Angeles
12:54 pm - 7:53 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
33h 59m
PWM - LAX
Frontier
$139
Kiwi.com
12:35 pm - 6:42 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
9h 07m
PWM - LAX
Major Airline
$168
StudentUniverse
4:40 am - 11:35 am
Delta
1 Stop
9h 55m
PWM - LAX
Delta
$196
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Portland to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Portland to Los Angeles due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Portland and Los Angeles for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Portland to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $282, but on average you can expect to pay $314.

Are there nonstop flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Portland to Los Angeles, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to Los Angeles for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Portland to Los Angeles was viewed by 864 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Portland or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in Portland is less than in Los Angeles. You can expect this to be the case over the next 18 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in August. The weather in Los Angeles is hotter than in Portland. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Portland to Los Angeles?

A quick flight from Portland to Los Angeles can take about 8h 03m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $308. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Portland to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $308. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $316 and $317, respectively. You may be able to fly from Portland to Los Angeles for 12% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Portland to Los Angeles one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $133 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Major Airline from $168 and Delta from $170 one-way.

Alternative routes for Portland to Los Angeles

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Portland to Los Angeles.
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 5 airlines flying from Portland to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland to Los Angeles choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$104 $270 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$167 $382 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$147 $398 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$168 $421 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$260 $463 No cancel fee 62%
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