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

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best PWM to SFO flight in 2021: compare Portland to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
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

Average price

$340

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$204

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 32% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Portland to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for PWM to SFO flights for May, June
20 May - 24 May
$374pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
     
3 STOPS
PWM
Portland
20 May - 22 May
$388pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
20 May - 24 May
$401pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
     
3 STOPS
PWM
Portland

Portland to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Portland found for this year
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$310pp
PWM
Portland
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland
20 Oct - 2 Nov
$311pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$313pp
PWM
Portland
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
PWM
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Portland, departing today and this week
22 May - 23 May
$403pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
23 May - 24 May
$465pp
PWM
Portland
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland
27 May - 2 Jun
$496pp
PWM
Portland
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PWM
Portland

One-way flights to San Francisco from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to San Francisco
10:40 am - 6:45 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 05m
PWM - SFO
American Airlines
4:00 am - 5:42 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
28h 42m
PWM - SFO
United Airlines
$256
United
9:00 am - 12:52 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
30h 52m
PWM - SFO
Sun Country Air

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to San Francisco for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $310, but on average you can expect to pay $328.

Are there nonstop flights from Portland to San Francisco for under $300 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 $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

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

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 greater than that of San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 18 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 25m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $419. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

American Airlines, at $310, was found to be the cheapest airline from Portland to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and United Airlines. Users have found that American Airlines is 11% 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 American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $155. Users have also found prices from $157 and $161 on American Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Portland to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Portland to San Francisco.
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying from Portland to San Francisco

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