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

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The best prices from Portland International 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 International (PDX) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to LAX flight in 2021: compare Portland International 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 International to Los Angeles

One-way from

$89

One-way flight from Portland International 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 International to Los Angeles?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Portland International to Los Angeles. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Portland International to Los Angeles at least 17 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Portland International to Los Angeles for as little as $75 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $95 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Portland International. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

When flying from Portland International 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 11% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Portland International to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PDX to LAX flights for May, June
17 May - 19 May
$121pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
16 Jun - 21 Jun
$141pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
24 May - 1 Jun
$142pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Portland International to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Portland International found for this year
17 May - 19 May
$121pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
20 Oct - 20 Oct
$132pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$137pp
PDX
Portland
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Portland International

Save time with Portland International to Los Angeles direct flight deals
20 Oct - 20 Oct
$132pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$137pp
PDX
Portland
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
11 Sep - 13 Sep
$142pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland International to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Portland International, departing today and this week
22 May - 26 May
$167pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 May - 12 Jun
$169pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
19 May - 22 May
$171pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland International

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland International to Los Angeles
5:25 am - 7:50 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 25m
PDX - LAX
Alaska Airlines
1:15 am - 3:48 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
2h 33m
PDX - LAX
Major Airline
$93
StudentUniverse
8:35 pm - 9:08 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
12h 33m
PDX - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$94
Priceline

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Portland International 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 34 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 International to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland International to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $132, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland International to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland International to Los Angeles is less than $163.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland International 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, Monday, Tuesday, 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 International to Los Angeles on average per day?

On average 27 flights depart from Portland to Los Angeles per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 52% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 44% 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 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 International to Los Angeles?

Airlines like Delta, Alaska Airlines, and Major Airline fly from Portland International to Los Angeles in about 2h 14m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Portland International and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 839 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($132), Delta ($137), and Spirit Airlines ($141) offers the cheapest pricing from Portland International to Los Angeles. Alaska Airlines is 25% 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 International to Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Portland International to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines ($63), Frontier ($66), and Alaska Airlines ($68).

Alternative routes for Portland International 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 International to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
2h 24m
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 9 airlines flying from Portland International to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland International 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 International to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland International towards Los Angeles.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of PDX to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 32% of PDX to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of PDX to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of PDX to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland International to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland International to Los Angeles.
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
38 daily flights
Tuesday
29 daily flights
Wednesday
37 daily flights
Thursday
44 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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