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

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The best prices from Portland to San Diego are usually found in July or August, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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

PWM - SAN
Price
$279 - $488
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$279

From Portland to San Diego

One-way from

$137

One-way flight from Portland to San Diego

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 San Diego?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Diego. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Portland to San Diego compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 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 $73. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $98.

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

Flights from Portland to San Diego lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Portland to San Diego in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $44.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Portland to San Diego is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 52% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for PWM to SAN flights for January, February
23 Feb - 28 Feb
$228pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland
23 Feb - 28 Feb
$230pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
23 Feb - 28 Feb
$257pp
PWM
Portland
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland

Portland to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Portland found for this year
6 Mar - 13 Mar
$212pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland
6 Mar - 13 Mar
$218pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
6 Mar - 13 Mar
$223pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Portland, departing today and this week
22 Jan - 31 Jan
$265pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland
22 Jan - 31 Jan
$268pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
22 Jan - 31 Jan
$272pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

One-way flights to San Diego from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to San Diego
4:00 am - 1:30 pm
Delta
2 Stops
12h 30m
PWM - SAN
Delta
$137
Delta
1:30 am - 1:20 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
14h 50m
PWM - SAN
American Airlines
2:30 am - 4:34 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
17h 04m
PWM - SAN
United Airlines
$227
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Portland to San Diego flights.

Flight FAQs

From Portland to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Portland to San Diego 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 San Diego 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 Portland to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Portland to San Diego include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Portland to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Portland to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $226, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Portland to San Diego, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portland to San Diego for under $300?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Portland to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 406 users have taken a look at flights from Portland to San Diego.

Does it rain more in Portland or San Diego?

Expected rainfall in Portland is same as in San Diego. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 81 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in San Diego is typically the same as 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 San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from Portland to San Diego in 8h 15m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Delta 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 Portland to San Diego round-trip?

American Airlines, at $226, was found to be the cheapest airline from Portland to San Diego.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Major Airline and Delta. American Airlines is priced at 37% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $131 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $133 and United Airlines from $150 one-way.

Alternative routes for Portland to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Portland to San Diego
Average temperature for January in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Portland to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland to San Diego 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
Frontier
$106 $225 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$154 $376 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$151 $403 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$191 $425 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$167 $434 No cancel fee N/A
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