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

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  4h 52m

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

$87 - $285

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Fly to Burbank  •  5h 24m

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

$93 - $521

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  6h 4m

  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

$87 - $322

Fly to Long Beach, tram  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Long Beach (LGB) PDX - LGB
  2. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line

$108 - $398

Fly to Santa Ana, train  •  7h 28m

  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

$118 - $393

Bus  •  21h 40m

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

$95 - $140

Train  •  30h 35m

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

$110 - $170

Drive  •  16h 18m

  1. Drive from Portland to Los Angeles 971.6 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $90 - $550 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $85 - $290 and takes 4h 52m.

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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 971.6 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 $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m 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, depart from Portland Union Station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs $85 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 21h 40m, you could also train, which costs $110 - $170 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 52m

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Portland to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland, Or to Los Angeles, Ca every 2 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 21h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $420
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $420
Flights from Portland to Burbank via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $420
Flights from Portland to Burbank via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $420
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Portland to Burbank
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Portland to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Portland to Santa Ana via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Portland to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Portland Union Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Premium
$360 - $490
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Business Seat
$250 - $360
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
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
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.

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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
21h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 14m.

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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 972 miles. It takes approximately 16h 18m to drive from Portland to Los Angeles.

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

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Book your Portland to Los Angeles train tickets online with Omio.

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

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There are 1575+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $14.

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