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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 January or February, booked 60 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
$146 - $252
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from $146 From Portland to Los Angeles
One-way from $124 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 8% 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 $87 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $97 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, September can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Portland in September are about $95 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $46.

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for PDX to LAX flights for September, October
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$117pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$127pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
20 Oct - 26 Oct
$131pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Portland found for this year
14 Nov - 17 Nov
$90pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$99pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$101pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$117pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$127pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
21 Oct - 29 Oct
$137pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
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
4 Oct - 6 Oct
$142pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
3 Oct - 7 Oct
$157pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
3 Oct - 13 Oct
$167pp
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
5:35 am - 4:10 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
22h 35m
PDX - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$124
Priceline
6:40 am - 2:39 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 59m
PDX - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$131
Kiwi.com
9:15 am - 2:00 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 45m
PDX - LAX
Delta
$133
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Portland to Los Angeles flights.

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.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $90, but on average you can expect to pay $124.

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 $170.

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, Monday, Tuesday.

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.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% 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 9 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?

There are many flights that can get you from Portland to Los Angeles in 2h 17m. Fly via Delta or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Portland and Los Angeles is about 839 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $90, was found to be the cheapest airline from Portland to Los Angeles. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Delta. These flights start at 48% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Portland to Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $45. Check flights for Delta, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Portland to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Portland to Los Angeles
Flight duration
2h 22m
Average temperature for September in Los Angeles
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Los Angeles
0.0 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from Portland to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of PDX to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% of PDX to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of PDX to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of PDX to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Los Angeles
Sunday
35 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
33 daily flights
Wednesday
34 daily flights
Thursday
32 daily flights
Friday
31 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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