Cheap flights from San Francisco to Portland (SFO - PDX)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Portland are usually found in April or January, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX)

SFO - PDX
Price
$152 - $204
PDX
Temperature
48.2 - 82.4 °F
PDX
Rainfall
0.7 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$152

From San Francisco to Portland

One-way from

$39

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Portland?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 25% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 17 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Portland 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $104, or $129 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Portland from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Portland (SFO - PDX)?

When flying from San Francisco to Portland, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 13% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Portland in March, April 2021

10 Apr - 10 Apr
$77pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Mar - 6 Apr
$87pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Apr - 6 May
$88pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Portland 2021 flight deals

10 Apr - 10 Apr
$77pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Mar - 6 Apr
$87pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Apr - 6 May
$88pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Portland from San Francisco

10 Apr - 10 Apr
$77pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Mar - 6 Apr
$87pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 Mar - 24 Mar
$92pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Portland

12 Mar - 15 Mar
$116pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$119pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
14 Mar - 9 Apr
$121pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Portland from San Francisco

7:00 am - 8:50 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 50m
SFO - PDX
United Airlines
$39
United
5:50 pm - 7:30 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 40m
SFO - PDX
Alaska Airlines
8:55 am - 7:52 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 57m
SFO - PDX
Multiple Airlines
$71
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Portland

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco to Portland. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Portland have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Alaska Airlines, United 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 Francisco to Portland for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Portland for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $99.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Portland for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Portland under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Portland is less than $126.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Francisco to Portland?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Portland flight path was viewed by 225 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Portland on average per day?

On average 11 flights depart from San Francisco to Portland per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 64% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 36% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Portland?

Expected rainfall in San Francisco is more than in Portland. You can expect this to be the case over the next 14 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Portland?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 82 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Portland is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Portland?

Departing from San Francisco to Portland will take you 1h 42m. The distance from San Francisco to Portland is about 553 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Portland round-trip from $77. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Frontier, from $88, and Alaska Airlines, from $97. United Airlines is priced at 55% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Alaska Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $33. United Airlines flights start at $39 while deals on Frontier start at $40 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Portland

Destination information for Portland

Flight duration
1h 45m
Average temperature for March in Portland
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Portland
3.8 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Portland

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Portland

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
$38 $127 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$67 $178 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$73 $198 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$73 $219 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$74 $232 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$130 $314 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$204 $324 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Portland

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 60% of SFO to PDX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of SFO to PDX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of SFO to PDX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to PDX departures
Midnight
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Portland
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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