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
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 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

$69

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?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Los Angeles. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Portland. Users have commonly found prices around $178 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $83. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

To save up to 72% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 50 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 $226 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $299 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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 October, November 2021

The best prices found for PDX to LAX flights for October, November
13 Nov - 19 Nov
$82pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
27 Oct - 27 Oct
$92pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$93pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Portland to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Portland found for this year
13 Nov - 19 Nov
$82pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
14 Dec - 4 Jan
$91pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
27 Oct - 27 Oct
$92pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Portland

Save time with Portland to Los Angeles direct flight deals
13 Nov - 19 Nov
$82pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
27 Oct - 27 Oct
$92pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$93pp
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
23 Oct - 2 Nov
$119pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$120pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$128pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Los Angeles
2:59 pm - 5:20 pm
Delta
Nonstop
2h 21m
PDX - LAX
Delta
$69
Delta
8:39 am - 1:53 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
17h 14m
PDX - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$76
FareScan
4:38 am - 12:24 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 46m
PDX - LAX
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Portland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Los Angeles

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 30 daily flights to Los Angeles from 10 different airlines. 2h 13m is how long a flight from Portland to Los Angeles will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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 Alaska Airlines for just $82, but on average you can expect to pay $102.

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 $135.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Portland to Los Angeles flight route?

Within the past month, 528 users have taken a look at flights from Portland to Los Angeles.

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

Per day, 9 flights depart from Portland to Los Angeles on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 11% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 44% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 44% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Portland to Los Angeles?

There are many flights that can get you from Portland to Los Angeles in 2h 17m. Fly via Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 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?

Our cheapest airline available from Portland to Los Angeles is Alaska Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $82 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Spirit Airlines and Delta, starting at $108 and $117 round-trip. Alaska Airlines is currently priced 53% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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 $36 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $49 and Spirit Airlines from $51 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Portland to Los Angeles are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Portland to Los Angeles?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Portland to Los Angeles? While on average our users pay $305, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $58. The most popular route (Portland - Los Angeles), is priced around $91.

What are the most reliable airlines from Portland to Los Angeles?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Portland to Los Angeles consider choosing Fiji Airways (100%), Air France (95%) or Japan Airlines (95%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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

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 from PDX to LAX
2h 25m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

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

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 36% of PDX to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of PDX to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% 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
26 daily flights
Monday
38 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
36 daily flights
Thursday
35 daily flights
Friday
26 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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