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

PDX — SFO
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Portland to San Francisco are usually found in February or January, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to SFO flight in 2023: compare Portland to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

PDX - SFO

Price

$167 - $257

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 4.4 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Round-trip from$167From Portland to San Francisco
One-way from$78One-way flight from Portland to San Francisco

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, 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 81% by booking at least 34 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 $302.

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

Flights from Portland to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Portland to San Francisco in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Portland to San Francisco in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Portland to San Francisco in February, March 2023

The best prices found for PDX to SFO flights for February, March
Feb 28 - Mar 7
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

5h 48m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

9h 14m
$90

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 21 - Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 14m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 22m
$93

Multiple Airlines

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Mar 7 - Mar 14
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 34m
$99

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Portland to San Francisco 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Portland found for this year
Feb 28 - Mar 7
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

5h 48m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

9h 14m
$90

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Feb 21 - Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 14m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 22m
$93

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Mar 7 - Mar 14
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 34m
$99

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Cheap Alaska Airlines flights from Portland to San Francisco

Feb 18 - Feb 22
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

1h 49m
$137

Alaska Airlines

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Feb 18 - Feb 21
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

1h 53m
$138

Alaska Airlines

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Feb 11 - Feb 15
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

1h 47m
$203

Alaska Airlines

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  • Alaska Airlines is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from Portland to San Francisco. Flights on this route from Alaska Airlines typically cost $197.20 RT, a price that is 70% cheaper than the average Portland to San Francisco flight. The cheapest flight found was $89 RT. Portland Airport is the most common Portland airport to take off from when flying to San Francisco. San Francisco Airport is the most popular arrival airport in San Francisco. When flying from Portland to San Francisco, Alaska Airlines flights are 31% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Frontier flights from Portland to San Francisco

Feb 10 - Feb 12
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 04m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

24h 36m
$169

Frontier

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Feb 11 - Feb 12
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 28m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

24h 36m
$186

Frontier

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Feb 8 - Mar 3
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 18m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

14h 47m
$189

Frontier

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  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Portland to San Francisco is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $260.69 RT. This price is typically 65% cheaper than other airlines that offer Portland to San Francisco flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $99. Portland Airport is the most common Portland airport to take off from when flying to San Francisco. San Francisco Airport is the most popular arrival airport in San Francisco. When flying from Portland to San Francisco, Frontier flights are 25% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Portland

Save time with Portland to San Francisco direct flight deals
Feb 14 - Feb 14
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

1h 49m
$133

Alaska Airlines

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Feb 18 - Feb 22
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

1h 49m
$137

Alaska Airlines

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Feb 18 - Feb 21
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 44m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

1h 53m
$138

Alaska Airlines

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Last minute flights from Portland to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Portland, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Mar 7
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 18m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 22m
$133

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 8 - Feb 15
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

Nonstop

1h 45m
$143

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 9 - Mar 9
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

PDX

Portland

1 stop

6h 38m
$146

Multiple Airlines

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One-way flights to San Francisco from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to San Francisco
Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 40m
$38

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 28
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 14m
$42

Frontier

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Mar 15
PDX

Portland

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

9h 41m
$43

Frontier

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing San Francisco

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Boarding process was very efficient. Flight lacked WiFi which was a major hit to my productivity.

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Boarding process was very efficient. Flight lacked WiFi which was a major hit to my productivity.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,043 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Boarding process was very efficient. Flight lacked WiFi which was a major hit to my productivity.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,184 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Boarding process was very efficient. Flight lacked WiFi which was a major hit to my productivity.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Boarding process was very efficient. Flight lacked WiFi which was a major hit to my productivity.

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.2

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Boarding process was very efficient. Flight lacked WiFi which was a major hit to my productivity.

Related info for your journey

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

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

Booking a flight from Portland (PDX) to San Francisco (SFO) is your only option if you wish to fly from Portland to San Francisco. On a typical day, there are 31 flights from Portland to San Francisco, all of which are around 1h 43m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 10 airlines when you book a flight from Portland to San Francisco.

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, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Portland to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Portland to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $90, but on average you can expect to pay $109.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to San Francisco is less than $157.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Portland to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Portland to San Francisco was viewed by 448 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 Portland to San Francisco on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 46 flights from Portland to San Francisco a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 37% of flight departures

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $42 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Alaska Airlines from $69 and United Airlines from $78 one-way.

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

Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Portland to San Francisco.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Portland to San Francisco consider choosing ANA (95%), Asiana Airlines (85%) or Avianca (83%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Portland to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Portland to San Francisco is $62. On average you can expect to pay $415. The most popular route, (Portland - San Francisco), can usually be booked for $106.

Alternative routes for Portland to San Francisco

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

Top 6 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$89Average$197FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$98Average$190FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$99Average$261FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$172Average$285FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$198Average$431FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Portland to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland to San Francisco
9%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
34%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
35%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
22%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Portland to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to San Francisco
Sunday17daily flights
Monday37daily flights
Tuesday36daily flights
Wednesday46daily flights
Thursday36daily flights
Friday36daily flights
Saturday13daily flights
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