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Cheap Flights from Portland to Los Angeles, CA, United States - PDX to LAX Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:38 PM

Popular flights from Portland to Los Angeles Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:38 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $111
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $113
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $127
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $127
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $127
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 $127
Jul 19, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $127
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $132
Jul 19, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $132
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $132
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 $132
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $132
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 12, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 $210

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Portland to Los Angeles (PDX to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Portland to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $125.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Portland to Los Angeles (PDX to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Portland to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Portland to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Portland to Los Angeles should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $169 $177
7-14 days $113 $145
14-21 days $157 $154
21-30 days $152 $138
30-60 days $117 $132
60-90 days $111 $132
90+ days $127 $142

Cheapest Day To Fly from Portland to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Portland to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$144 $113 $117 $124 $111 $127 $135

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Portland to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Portland to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Portland Los Angeles United 5/31/16 6/7/16 1 $197
June Portland Los Angeles American 6/7/16 6/14/16 0 $113
July Portland Los Angeles American 7/12/16 7/19/16 0 $117
August Portland Los Angeles Alaska 8/19/16 8/22/16 0 $111
September Portland Los Angeles Spirit 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $127
October Portland Los Angeles Spirit 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 $127
November Portland Los Angeles Spirit 11/1/16 11/5/16 0 $127
December Portland Los Angeles Spirit 12/3/16 12/10/16 0 $127

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Portland to Los Angeles

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Portland to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$169
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$169 $162
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$162 $157
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$157 $162
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$162 $162
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$162

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Portland to Los Angeles (PDX to LAX)

Your Portland to Los Angeles flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Portland to Los Angeles is $173.

The average price for non-stop flights from Portland to Los Angeles is $121.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Portland to Los Angeles.

Nonstop Flight Details from Portland to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:10 17:45
Alaska 7 7 8 8 8 6 8 06:30 21:40
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 06:08 19:25
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:23 15:23

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Portland to Los Angeles (PDX to LAX)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Portland to Los Angeles. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Portland to Los Angeles is $77.

The average price for round trip flights from Portland to Los Angeles is $141.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $108
Eugene to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $227
Redmond to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $206
Pasco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $232
Wenatchee to Los Angeles American, Alaska $158
Yakima to Los Angeles American, Alaska $232
North Bend to Los Angeles Alaska, United $419
Seattle to Burbank American, Alaska, United $145
Seattle to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $126
Portland to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $137
Portland to Burbank American, Alaska, United $186
Seattle to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $135
Seattle to Ontario American, Alaska, United $145
Seattle to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Portland to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $134
Seattle to San Diego American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $194
Eugene to Burbank American, Alaska, United $216
Eugene to Long Beach American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Portland to Ontario American, Alaska, United $183
Pasco to Burbank American, Alaska, United $296
Pasco to Long Beach American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Redmond to Burbank American, Alaska, United $242
Portland to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $115
Redmond to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $611
Portland to San Diego American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $188
Seattle to Palm Springs American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $195
Wenatchee to Long Beach American, Alaska $845
Seattle to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $154
Eugene to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $200
Yakima to Long Beach American, Alaska Check Dates

Airlines Flying from Portland to Los Angeles (PDX to LAX) Number of flights searched: 153Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:38 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Portland to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Portland to Los Angeles.

Portland to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHX X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SEA X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest SJC X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Portland and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Portland to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Portland to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Portland to Los Angeles flight time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Portland and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Portland to Los Angeles is 834 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Portland to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 114 direct flights from Portland to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Portland to Los Angeles?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 45% of the non-stop flights between Portland and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Portland to Los Angeles?
Answer: San Francisco, CA
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