There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Los Angeles by plane, bus, tram, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Los Angeles (LAX) PDX - LAX

$64 - $290

7 alternative options

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) PDX - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$106 - $400

Fly to Burbank  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Burbank (BUR) PDX - BUR

$82 - $320

Fly to Long Beach, line 191 bus, tram  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Long Beach (LGB) PDX - LGB
  2. Take the line 191 bus from Del Amo & Lakewood Nw to Del Amo Station Bay 2
  3. Take the tram from Del Amo Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$88 - $368

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Santa Ana (SNA) PDX - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$102 - $368

Bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Los Angeles, Ca 1431

$90 - $240

Train  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Coast Starlight

$150 - $460

Drive  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Los Angeles 970.6 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $60 - $290 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $60 - $290 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Portland and Los Angeles is 831 miles. The road distance is 970.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Portland to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from Portland to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to Los Angeles hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $240 and the journey takes 21 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$320 - $460
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Del Amo & Lakewood Nw to Del Amo Station Bay 2
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240

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