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Typically, flights to Portland from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Boston Logan Intl, which has an average price of $267
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO PORTLAND, MAINE FROM LOS ANGELES||August||23% cheaper||Flying from Los Angeles to Portland, Maine costs on average just $284 in August|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO PORTLAND, MAINE FROM LOS ANGELES||December||54% more expensive||It costs about $564 for flights to Portland, Maine from Los Angeles in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO PORTLAND, MAINE FROM LOS ANGELES||September||360% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Portland, Maine from Los Angeles in September than any other month|
Portland may be the largest city in the state of Maine, but it’s neither crowded nor busy, and has a laid-back coastal ambience. The summer months from June – August are by far the most popular time to visit. The weather is delightful, warm without being too hot, and there is less rainfall than at other times of the year. Of course, this means that it’s the busiest time of the year, so be prepared to pay more for flights and accommodation. Once September comes around, things quieten down, so fall can be a great time to plan your trip. Between now and November, average daily highs range from 70 – 40 degrees Fahrenheit, so earlier in the fall is usually more comfortable. Winter temperatures can be frigid, with plenty of snow. If you like winter sports, it can be a great time to visit, because you won’t be fighting the crowds and you can enjoy cross-country skiing, ice skating and sledding. If you want to visit Portland in spring, the temperatures range from 25 – 65 degrees Fahrenheit, so pack your warm clothes, especially in March.
The best price found on momondo to Portland, Maine was $17/pp from Santiago de Querétaro, which is 98% cheaper than the average flight price to Portland, Maine. To find the cheapest price to Portland, Maine from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Portland, Maine from United States is in April. Flight prices, which tend to average around $157, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel to Portland, Maine during the month of April, then flying in June is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $171.
The ideal time to book your flight to Portland, Maine is 60 days in advance when prices tend to average $203. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $138.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Portland, Maine from United States is on a Monday. momondo users have found tickets for Monday departures for as low as $182. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. On the other hand, Friday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $233.
In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Portland, Maine when you can find flight prices for as low as $197. Flying to Portland, Maine in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets at noon because they tend to be around $247. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Portland for June, July, and August. Parks like Acadia National Park are popular hot spots in those months.
Most people head to the ski mountains during January, when the chance of fresh snow and ideal temperatures are most likely. Ski mountains such as Sunday River are very popular in Portland. Alternatively, Hermon Mountain is also a very popular ski mountain in the Portland area.
Portsmouth Pease Intl Airport, Augusta Airport, Rockland Knox County Regional Airport, Manchester Airport or Boston Logan Intl Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Portland, Maine.
Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Portland, Maine is Augusta Airport where the average price is $573pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Portland, Maine from United States are American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and JetBlue. There may also be other airline options depending on where in United States you’re flying from.
The most popular airline for flights to Portland, Maine on momondo is United Airlines, which operates 30 flights in this direction every week. Most depart out of Newark, with the best deal for United Airlines flights to Portland, Maine being $151 (round-trip, Los Angeles to Portland, Maine, momondo searches within the last 72 hours). In 728 United Airlines reviews, it is rated 7.4 by momondo users.
American Airlines flies to Portland, Maine 24 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Portland, Maine from Washington, D.C. Reagan-National. American Airlines (rating: 7.3, 505 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Portland, Maine from. The best American Airlines ticket price found on momondo to Portland, Maine was from New York John F Kennedy Intl ($134 round-trip).
|Delta||PriceFrom $116||First Class||Rating|
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The airport, which is owned and operated by the city, is just two miles west of downtown Portland, in Cumberland County. You could probably walk, but rather than drag along your luggage, you might opt for one of the following modes of transport.
Greater Portland Transit District METRO bus route 5 travels to downtown Portland in about 23 minutes for a fare of $1.50 USD.
Taxis are readily available at the airport, just outside of baggage claim. The ride to Downtown Portland takes about 13 minutes and you can expect to pay about $9.00 USD plus tip.
Shuttles, limousines, and sedans
Several companies offer shuttles, limo services and other private or semi-private transportation options from PWM into the city. You can find their contact information on the airport website.
Car rental companies are conveniently located at the consolidated car rental atrium inside the airport’s parking garage. To maximize your travel budget, try to look for deals on car rentals with momondo.
Portland’s city center is compact, and easy to get around on foot, but if you plan on exploring further afield, here are some options for you.
The Portland Explorer bus is geared towards tourists, and operates from May through October, seven days a week. It costs $2 per ride, children under twelve are free, and it runs to most major tourist attractions and hotels. The METRO bus network runs year round, serving the Greater Portland area. An adult fare is $1.50 USD, or you can buy a day pass; for local buses it’s $5.00 USD, and for local and express service, it will cost you $10.00 USD.
Ferries, water taxis and charter boats
While you’re here, take advantage of the coastal location to get out on the water. You can visit the local islands on Casco Bay Lines Ferries; the ferry terminal is on the corner of Commercial & Franklin Streets in downtown Portland. You can also use the Portland Harbor Water Taxi harbor shuttle service between Portland and South Portland, or the Portland Sea Taxi, on call 13 hours a day for service between Greater Portland and the Casco Bay Islands. You can also charter a boat with Casco Bay Custom Charters for a sunset cruise, or simply to explore the coast.
Visitors often rent a car while in Portland, in order to have the freedom to travel further and at their convenience. Driving is easy here, and an innovative ‘park and shop’ program offers free parking downtown. When you take your parking garage ticket to be stamped at several locations throughout the area, each stamp gives you one hour of free parking.
Portland is a popular summer destination because of its beautiful location on Casco Bay. If you enjoy historical sites, outdoor activities, or just relaxing in the clean ocean air, you’ll surely love Portland. Here are a few ideas for your itinerary.
The ‘beware of moose crossing’ signs are not a joke. Moose are giant creatures, and collisions with cars increasingly frequent. Be very cautious when driving in moose country.
Portland is a favored destination of foodies. Plan a trip in late October and take in the Harvest on the Harbor, a delicious celebration of local foods.
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