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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

$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?

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 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Portland to Los Angeles in February, March 2021

8 Mar - 13 Mar
$88pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
9 Mar - 22 Mar
$92pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
15 Mar - 17 Mar
$93pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

5 Apr - 12 Apr
$88pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
9 Mar - 22 Mar
$92pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
15 Mar - 17 Mar
$93pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Portland

23 Mar - 23 Mar
$132pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
23 Mar - 31 Mar
$137pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
19 Jul - 23 Jul
$140pp
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

5 Mar - 8 Mar
$106pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
5 Mar - 20 Mar
$107pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
5 Mar - 13 Mar
$113pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland

3:35 pm - 6:10 pm
Delta
Nonstop
2h 35m
PDX - LAX
Delta
$69
Delta
1:00 am - 11:26 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
10h 26m
PDX - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$71
mytrip.com
4:21 pm - 12:26 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
20h 05m
PDX - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$72
Kiwi.com

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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 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 $88, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

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 $177.

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: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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 8 flights depart from Portland to Los Angeles per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 13% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Portland or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in Portland is more 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?

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?

Frontier can get you from Portland to Los Angeles in just under 11h 34m. Your travel time can differ by up to . The distance between Portland and Los Angeles is about 839 mi.

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 $88. Frontier is currently priced 50% 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 ($38), Spirit Airlines ($48), and Delta ($69).

Alternative routes for Portland to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Average temperature for February in Los Angeles
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Los Angeles
4.8 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 airlines flying from Portland to Los Angeles

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of PDX to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 29% of PDX to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of PDX to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of PDX to LAX departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Los Angeles
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
27 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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