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 Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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 2022: 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
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 3.4 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

$141

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

When flying from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 65% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 37% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 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, Maine to Los Angeles from $291 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $364 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Portland, Maine in July are about $262 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $103.

Cheap flights from Portland to Los Angeles in May, June 2022

The best prices found for PWM to LAX flights for May, June
28 May - 2 Jun
$539pp
PWM
Portland
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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27 May - 29 May
$589pp
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Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Portland
27 May - 29 May
$590pp
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Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Portland

Portland to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Portland found for this year
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$280pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Portland
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$282pp
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Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Portland
21 Sep - 27 Sep
$286pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
American 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
30 May - 4 Jun
$646pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Portland
4 Jun - 27 Jun
$648pp
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Portland
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
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Portland
30 May - 3 Jun
$650pp
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Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Los Angeles
1:31 pm - 7:43 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 12m
PWM - LAX
Delta
$141
Delta
11:01 am - 7:31 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
11h 30m
PWM - LAX
JetBlue
2:00 am - 11:10 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 10m
PWM - LAX
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Portland to Los Angeles

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, Maine to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $280, but on average you can expect to pay $332.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this Portland, Maine to Los Angeles flight route?

The Portland to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 17 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $280. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $316 and $389, respectively. American Airlines is 20% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $141. Users have also found prices from $166 and $177 on American Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest flights from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles?

On average you can expect to pay $1,015 for a flight from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles. The cheapest flight overall is $256 while the most popular route, (Portland - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $282.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Portland?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from Portland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Portland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Portland are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to Portland from Los Angeles?

Returning to Portland from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Portland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Portland.

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Alternative routes for Portland to Los Angeles

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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
JetBlue
$232 $616 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$233 $432 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$249 $545 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$253 $436 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$430 $524 No cancel fee 75%
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