There are 9 ways to get from Portland to Los Angeles by plane, bus, tram, train or car

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Fly Portland to Los Angeles  •  4 h 41 min

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

$64 - $290

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Fly Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  5 h 45 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 Portland to Burbank  •  5 h 17 min

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

$82 - $320

Fly Portland to Long Beach, line 191 bus, tram  •  6 h 11 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 Portland to Santa Ana, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Santa Ana (SNA) PDX - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$116 - $396

Train to Eugene, fly to Los Angeles  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Eugene Amtrak
  2. Fly from Eugene (EUG) to Los Angeles (LAX) EUG - LAX

$179 - $580

Bus  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Los Angeles, Ca 1439 / ...

$95 - $240

Train  •  30 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portland, Or and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portland Union Station 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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The distance between Portland and Los Angeles is 831 miles. The road distance is 970.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Portland to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Portland to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Or station.

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Portland to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Portland Union Station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 30 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Portland to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 831.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Portland to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to Los Angeles every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $95 - $240 and the journey takes 23 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Portland Union Station to Eugene Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Portland Union Station 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
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240

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Portland to Los Angeles train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Los Angeles is 971 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 9 min to drive from Portland to Los Angeles.

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American Airlines, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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Book your Portland to Los Angeles bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs .

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