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

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The best prices from Portland to Los Angeles are usually found in September or October, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

PDX - LAX
Price
$153 - $252
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$153

From Portland to Los Angeles

One-way from

$49

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?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Portland to Los Angeles at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Portland to Los Angeles in December, January 2021

The best prices found for PDX to LAX flights for December, January
14 Dec - 20 Dec
$49pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
14 Dec - 19 Dec
$54pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
14 Dec - 20 Dec
$68pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Portland found for this year
14 Dec - 20 Dec
$49pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
14 Dec - 19 Dec
$54pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
14 Dec - 20 Dec
$68pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Portland

Save time with Portland to Los Angeles direct flight deals
6 Feb - 6 Feb
$91pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
12 Jan - 20 Jan
$97pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
12 Jan - 18 Jan
$107pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
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
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$73pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
13 Dec - 21 Dec
$79pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
13 Dec - 21 Dec
$97pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Los Angeles
10:25 am - 12:47 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 22m
PDX - LAX
Alaska Airlines
12:05 pm - 12:06 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
24h 01m
PDX - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$61
Kiwi.com
6:45 am - 9:02 am
Delta
Nonstop
2h 17m
PDX - LAX
Delta
$69
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Portland to Los Angeles flights.

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Portland to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Portland to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Alaska Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $49, but on average you can expect to pay $79.

Are there nonstop flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Los Angeles is less than $151.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How many flights depart from Portland to Los Angeles on average per day?

On average 6 flights depart from Portland to Los Angeles per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 17% of flight departures

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 23 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in Portland. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Portland to Los Angeles?

Alaska Airlines and Frontier can get you from Portland to Los Angeles in just under 2h 22m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 26m. The distance between Portland and Los Angeles is about 839 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Portland to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $49. Frontier is currently priced 72% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Portland to Los Angeles are Frontier ($15), Spirit Airlines ($44), and Alaska Airlines ($49).

Alternative routes for Portland to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Portland to Los Angeles
Flight duration
2h 20m
Average temperature for December in Los Angeles
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Los Angeles
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 airlines 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
Sun Country Air
$51 $98 N/A 83%
United Airlines
$77 $173 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$76 $182 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$68 $190 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$68 $193 No cancel fee N/A
Frontier
$85 $203 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$94 $207 No cancel fee 63%
JetBlue
$83 $232 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$77 $233 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Portland to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of PDX to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of PDX to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of PDX to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of PDX to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Los Angeles
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
25 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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