Cheap flights from Portland to Oakland (PDX - OAK)

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The best prices from Portland to Oakland are usually found in April or August, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portland (PDX) to Oakland (OAK)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to OAK flight in 2021: compare Portland to Oakland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Oakland.
PDX - OAK
Price
$164 - $287
OAK
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
OAK
Precipitation
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$164

From Portland to Oakland

One-way from

$81

One-way flight from Portland to Oakland

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Portland to Oakland?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 31% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Portland to Oakland?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Portland to Oakland compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $99. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $105.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Portland to Oakland?

Flights from Portland to Oakland lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Portland to Oakland in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portland to Oakland (PDX - OAK)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Portland to Oakland is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 30% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Portland to Oakland in August, September 2021

The best prices found for PDX to OAK flights for August, September
11 Sep - 14 Sep
$83pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$85pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$87pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Portland to Oakland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland from Portland found for this year
11 Sep - 14 Sep
$83pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
15 Sep - 21 Sep
$85pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$87pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to Oakland from Portland

Save time with Portland to Oakland direct flight deals
27 Oct - 3 Nov
$117pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$147pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
21 Aug - 25 Aug
$155pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to Oakland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Oakland from Portland, departing today and this week
11 Aug - 12 Aug
$134pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
11 Aug - 26 Aug
$143pp
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
11 Aug - 26 Aug
$147pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to Oakland from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to Oakland
3:01 pm - 3:40 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
12h 39m
PDX - OAK
Multiple Airlines
$81
Kiwi.com
8:37 pm - 2:01 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 24m
PDX - OAK
Frontier
$90
JustFly
5:25 am - 7:09 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 44m
PDX - OAK
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Portland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Oakland</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Portland to Oakland

Are flight prices decreasing from Portland to Oakland due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Portland and Oakland for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Portland to Oakland have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines flying from Portland to Oakland have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from Portland to Oakland?

Booking a flight from Portland (PDX) to Oakland (OAK) is your only option if you wish to fly from Portland to Oakland. On a typical day, there are 3 flights from Portland to Oakland, all of which are around 1h 42m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 8 airlines when you book a flight from Portland to Oakland.

Can I find flights from Portland to Oakland for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to Oakland for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $108.

Are there nonstop flights from Portland to Oakland for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to Oakland under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to Oakland is less than $201.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to Oakland for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to Oakland within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Portland to Oakland?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Portland to Oakland have been viewed 165 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Portland or Oakland?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Portland is roughly greater than that of Oakland. You can assume this to be the case over the next 8 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than Oakland?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 82 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Oakland is typically colder than in Portland. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Portland to Oakland?

A quick flight from Portland to Oakland can take about 4h 45m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $103.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Portland to Oakland round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Portland to Oakland is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $83 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is 57% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Portland to Oakland one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $42. However, be on the lookout for offers from Alaska Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Portland to Oakland for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Oakland, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Oakland from Portland?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Oakland within the United States

Most visitors from Portland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Oakland.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Portland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Oakland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Portland are not required to quarantine after entering Oakland.

Do I need a test to fly back to Portland from Oakland?

Returning to Portland from Oakland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Portland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Oakland are not required to quarantine after entering Portland.

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Alternative routes for Portland to Oakland

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Oakland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Portland to Oakland.
Average temperature for August in Oakland
73.4 °F

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing Oakland

Top 7 airlines flying from Portland to Oakland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland to Oakland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
$48 $110 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$83 $190 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$88 $214 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$104 $236 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$99 $254 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$153 $279 No cancel fee 63%
American Airlines
$96 $296 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Portland to Oakland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland towards Oakland.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of PDX to OAK departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 22% of PDX to OAK departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of PDX to OAK departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 8% of PDX to OAK departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland to Oakland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to Oakland.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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