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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)

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

$69

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 10% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Portland International to Los Angeles in January, February 2021

22 Feb - 28 Feb
$88pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 Feb - 21 Feb
$93pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 Feb - 21 Feb
$94pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland International to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

22 Feb - 28 Feb
$88pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 Feb - 21 Feb
$93pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 Feb - 21 Feb
$94pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Portland International

5 Apr - 7 Apr
$130pp
PDX
Portland
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
16 Mar - 16 Mar
$132pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
16 Feb - 20 Feb
$133pp
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

31 Jan - 7 Feb
$123pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$128pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$131pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Portland International

5:39 am - 7:56 am
Delta
Nonstop
2h 17m
PDX - LAX
Delta
$69
Delta
11:09 am - 7:41 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 32m
PDX - LAX
Frontier
$73
CheapFlights
8:27 am - 5:06 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 39m
PDX - LAX
American Airlines

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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 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 International to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland International 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 $109.

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 $146.

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: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

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 13 flights depart from Portland to Los Angeles per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 46% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 15% 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 24 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 Alaska Airlines, Major Airline, and Frontier fly from Portland International to Los Angeles in about 2h 22m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 6h 10m. Portland International and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 839 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($88), Spirit Airlines ($108), and Alaska Airlines ($132) offers the cheapest pricing from Portland International to Los Angeles. Frontier is 50% 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 Frontier ($49), Delta ($69), and Spirit Airlines ($70).

Alternative routes for Portland International to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Flight duration
2h 21m
Average temperature for January in Los Angeles
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Los Angeles
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 airlines flying from Portland International 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 International to Los Angeles

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 52% of PDX to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of PDX to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of PDX to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of PDX to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland International to Los Angeles
Sunday
32 daily flights
Monday
36 daily flights
Tuesday
31 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
29 daily flights
Friday
30 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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