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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)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to PDX flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Portland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Portland.
SFO - PDX
Price
$152 - $204
PDX
Temperature
41 - 69.8 °F
PDX
Precipitation
0.7 - 5.6 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

$69

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 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 $174. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $97. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Portland?

Flights from San Francisco to Portland are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Portland (SFO - PDX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Portland is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 10% on airfare.

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

To save up to 103% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 30 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Portland from $234 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $376 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Portland in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to PDX flights for October, November
27 Oct - 29 Oct
$81pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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1 Nov - 5 Jan
$82pp
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San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
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Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
29 Oct - 30 Oct
$93pp
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San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
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SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Portland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Portland from San Francisco found for this year
6 Dec - 21 Jan
$74pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
27 Oct - 29 Oct
$81pp
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San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
1 Nov - 5 Jan
$82pp
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San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Portland from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Portland direct flight deals
6 Dec - 21 Jan
$74pp
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
27 Oct - 29 Oct
$81pp
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San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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San Francisco
1 Nov - 5 Jan
$82pp
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San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
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San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Portland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Portland from San Francisco, departing today and this week
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$122pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Francisco
23 Oct - 27 Oct
$123pp
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Multiple Airlines
 
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20 Oct - 26 Oct
$128pp
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Frontier
 
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One-way flights to Portland from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Portland
3:10 pm - 4:54 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 44m
SFO - PDX
Alaska Airlines
2:30 am - 10:41 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 11m
SFO - PDX
American Airlines
3:40 am - 5:37 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 57m
SFO - PDX
United Airlines
$89
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Portland

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Portland?

Portland is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Portland from San Francisco. Booking flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX) should be relatively easy as there are 29 daily flights to Portland from 9 different airlines. 1h 40m is how long a flight from San Francisco to Portland will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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 Alaska Airlines for just $74, but on average you can expect to pay $106.

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 $125.

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?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Portland 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?

14 flight departures from San Francisco to Portland per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 7% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Portland?

Alaska Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines can get you from San Francisco to Portland in just under 1h 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 10h 35m. The distance between San Francisco and 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?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Portland is Alaska Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $74 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and United Airlines, starting at $123 and $127 round-trip. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Portland for 57% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$40 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Alaska Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and Frontier, with prices starting from $49 and $58, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Portland?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Francisco to Portland consider choosing SkyWest Airlines (96%), Alaska Airlines (95%) or Qatar Airways (94%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Portland?

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Portland are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Portland?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Portland? While on average our users pay $325, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $62. The most popular route (San Francisco - Portland), is priced around $97.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Portland, OR

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Portland from San Francisco?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Portland?

Returning to San Francisco from Portland

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 San Francisco.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Portland, OR

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Portland

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

Destination information for Portland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Portland.
Flight duration from SFO to PDX
1h 49m
Average temperature for October in Portland
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Portland
3.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Portland

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Portland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Portland 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
$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

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Portland.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 63% of SFO to PDX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of SFO to PDX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of SFO to PDX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of SFO to PDX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Portland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Portland.
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
35 daily flights
Thursday
39 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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