Cheap flights from San Diego to Portland (SAN - PDX)

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The best prices from San Diego to Portland are usually found in January or October, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Portland (PDX)

SAN - PDX
Price
$172 - $230
PDX
Temperature
48.2 - 82.4 °F
PDX
Rainfall
0.7 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$172

From San Diego to Portland

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from San Diego to Portland

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 San Diego to Portland?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Diego to Portland. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Portland.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego to Portland, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $104 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $129.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Portland?

April can be a great time to fly to Portland from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $112. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $41. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Portland (SAN - PDX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Diego to Portland at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Portland in February, March 2021

31 Mar - 5 Apr
$88pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
24 Mar - 5 Apr
$97pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
31 Mar - 8 Apr
$98pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Portland 2021 flight deals

3 Apr - 9 Apr
$88pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
17 Apr - 23 Apr
$92pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$96pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Portland from San Diego

6 Apr - 6 Apr
$132pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
20 Mar - 27 Mar
$137pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
17 Apr - 23 Apr
$145pp
SAN
San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Portland

3 Mar - 5 Mar
$110pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$119pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
6 Mar - 7 Mar
$121pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Portland from San Diego

5:30 pm - 7:55 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
2h 25m
SAN - PDX
Alaska Airlines
$69
Alaska Airlines
8:25 am - 4:21 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 56m
SAN - PDX
Frontier
$80
Kiwi.com
10:17 am - 4:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
6h 38m
SAN - PDX
Multiple Airlines
$82
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Portland

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego to Portland 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 San Diego and Portland 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Diego to Portland to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Diego to Portland. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Portland have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Sun Country Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Alaska Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Portland for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Portland under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Portland is less than $210.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 196 users have taken a look at flights from San Diego to Portland.

Does it rain more in San Diego or Portland?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Diego is typically similar to Portland. We can gather that this will continue over the next 11 days.

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Portland?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 82 °F range in July. The weather in Portland is generally hotter than San Diego's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Portland?

There are many flights that can get you from San Diego to Portland in 2h 30m. Fly via Alaska Airlines, Frontier, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Portland round-trip?

Frontier, at $88, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Diego to Portland. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. Frontier is currently priced 55% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $39. Frontier is not the only option available. At the moment, Alaska Airlines is another option, for $55.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Portland

Destination information for Portland

Flight duration
2h 27m
Average temperature for February in Portland
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Portland
3.5 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Portland

Top 8 airlines flying from San Diego to Portland

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
$57 $137 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$77 $194 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$81 $214 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$97 $224 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$109 $256 No cancel fee 75%
Frontier
$105 $273 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$110 $364 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$175 $394 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Portland

Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of SAN to PDX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 34% of SAN to PDX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 17% of SAN to PDX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SAN to PDX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Portland
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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