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)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to LAX flight in 2021: compare Portland to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
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

$89

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.

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?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Portland in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

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 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

The best prices found for PDX to LAX flights for June, July
15 Jul - 24 Jul
$144pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
21 Jul - 24 Jul
$153pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
21 Jul - 27 Jul
$154pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Portland found for this year
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$124pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
11 Sep - 15 Sep
$125pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
8 Sep - 11 Sep
$130pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Portland

Save time with Portland to Los Angeles direct flight deals
2 Nov - 2 Nov
$132pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
7 Sep - 18 Sep
$137pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
17 Sep - 21 Sep
$157pp
PDX
Portland
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
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
28 Jun - 20 Oct
$156pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
29 Jun - 5 Jul
$160pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
2 Jul - 4 Jul
$176pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Los Angeles
5:39 am - 7:56 am
Delta
Nonstop
2h 17m
PDX - LAX
Delta
$89
Delta
4:31 pm - 12:27 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 56m
PDX - LAX
Frontier
$90
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 4:30 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 30m
PDX - LAX
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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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.

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 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.

What airports do I use to fly from Portland to Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Los Angeles from Portland. Booking flights from Portland (PDX) to Los Angeles (LAX) should be relatively easy as there are 36 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 2h 14m is how long a flight from Portland to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Can I find flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $124, but on average you can expect to pay $141.

Are there nonstop flights from Portland to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Los Angeles is less than $184.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to Los Angeles for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Portland to Los Angeles?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Portland to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 528 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 4 flights depart from Portland to Los Angeles per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 25% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% 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 14 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?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines can get you from Portland to Los Angeles in just under 2h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 53m. 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 are the cheapest airlines flying from Portland to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $124. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Alaska Airlines and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $137 and $150, respectively. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 30% 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 Spirit Airlines ($63), Delta ($69), and Alaska Airlines ($80).

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.
Flight duration
2h 26m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 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
Sun Country Air
$51 $98 No cancel fee 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of PDX to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 31% of PDX to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of PDX to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of PDX to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to Los Angeles.
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
40 daily flights
Tuesday
39 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
39 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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