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The best prices from Portland to San Francisco are usually found in June or July, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

PWM - SFO
Price
$204 - $476
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$204

From Portland to San Francisco

One-way from

$157

One-way flight from Portland to San Francisco

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 Francisco?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 35 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Portland to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $99.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco from Portland average $108. You can even find prices in August for less than $108, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $48. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Portland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Portland to San Francisco in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

17 Feb - 23 Feb
$211pp
PWM
Portland
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$231pp
PWM
Portland
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
24 Feb - 28 Feb
$232pp
PWM
Portland
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

Portland to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

17 Mar - 21 Mar
$171pp
PWM
Portland
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
17 Mar - 20 Mar
$208pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PWM
Portland
17 Feb - 23 Feb
$211pp
PWM
Portland
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to San Francisco

31 Jan - 14 Feb
$392pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$395pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$399pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

One-way flights to San Francisco from Portland

12:39 pm - 8:35 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
10h 56m
PWM - SFO
JetBlue
2:30 pm - 6:50 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
31h 20m
PWM - SFO
Frontier
$166
Kiwi.com
9:00 am - 4:39 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
22h 39m
PWM - SFO
Sun Country Air

Related info for your journey

Flight FAQs

From Portland to San Francisco

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. 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 Portland to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from Portland to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $211, but on average you can expect to pay $254.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Portland to San Francisco, 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 Francisco for under $400?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Portland to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 318 users have taken a look at flights from Portland to San Francisco.

Does it rain more in Portland or San Francisco?

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 less than San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 81 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally colder than in Portland.

How long is the flight from Portland to San Francisco?

A quick flight from Portland to San Francisco can take about 8h 09m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $316. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

United Airlines, at $211, was found to be the cheapest airline from Portland to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Frontier and American Airlines. Users have found that United Airlines is 39% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $107. Users have also found prices from $133 and $142 on United Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

Alternative routes for Portland to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying from Portland to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$99 $233 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$163 $387 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$154 $398 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$147 $403 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$162 $446 No cancel fee 69%
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