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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  •  4h 28m

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

$58 - $282

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Fly Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  5h 50m

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

$106 - $400

Fly Portland to Burbank  •  5h 12m

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

$82 - $320

Fly Portland to Long Beach, tram  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Long Beach (LGB) PDX - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines

$86 - $366

Fly Portland to Santa Ana, train  •  7h 2m

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

$116 - $396

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

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

$173 - $572

Bus  •  21h 40m

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

$90 - $240

Train  •  30h 35m

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

$150 - $460

Drive  •  16h 9m

  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 $55 - $290 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $55 - $290 and takes 4h 28m.

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

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

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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 21h 40m and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m 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 4h 28m and costs $55 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 21h 40m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $460 and takes 30h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 831.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Portland to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to Los Angeles every 2 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $240 and the journey takes 21h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
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
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via Portland
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Eugene to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Pacific Coast Hwy Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
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
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
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 1st St and Broadway W
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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.

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
21h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 7m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Los Angeles is 971 miles. It takes approximately 16h 9m 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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There are 2635+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35m and costs $3.

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