The flight time from Los Angeles to Portland is 2 hours, 19 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 4 minutes early.
18 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 55 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PDX Portland, OR 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Virgin America

Reverse Journey

Portland to Los Angeles
2 hours, 20 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 11m
2h 14m
2h 18m
2h 24m
Virgin America
2h 28m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



834 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Virgin America

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Los Angeles 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 115 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Portland 7 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 10 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to Portland, Southwest is 80% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 80% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 95% 5% 0%
Alaska 91% 9% 0%
Virgin America 89% 11% 0%
Southwest 80% 20% 0%
Spirit 79% 20% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and Portland, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 11 115 3 131
Delta 13 115 4 134
Spirit 20 112 6 138
Alaska 22 115 4 144
Virgin America 22 119 6 148

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
5am 0.28
6am 1.55
7am 0.87
8am 0.53
9am 1.05
10am 0.5
11am 0.47
12pm 0.93
1pm 0.41
2pm 0.44
3pm 0.9
4pm 0.19
5pm 0.26
6pm 0.85
7pm 1.76
8pm 0.28
9pm 0.62
10pm 0.15
11pm 1.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Portland that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 334
February 305
March 356
April 324
May 339
June 481
July 504
August 485
September 416
October 430
November 401
December 390

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to Portland that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 13.5
Tuesday 13.3
Wednesday 13.1
Thursday 13.5
Friday 13.5
Saturday 11.6
Sunday 13.2

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Alaska 49
Delta 26
Southwest 12
Spirit 3
Virgin America 2

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
5am 16 121 4 141
6am 16 118 4 141
7am 20 118 4 145
8am 23 114 4 142
9am 14 116 4 136
10am 24 120 4 149
11am 23 111 5 141
12pm 16 114 4 136
1pm 23 113 4 142
2pm 17 118 4 142
3pm 16 113 4 135
4pm 19 116 4 140
5pm 24 117 4 147
6pm 19 114 4 140
7pm 14 113 4 135
8pm 11 115 4 130
9pm 23 115 4 144
10pm 11 113 3 130
11pm 22 114 4 142
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.