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

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The best prices from Portland to San Francisco are usually found in April or January, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Monday

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

PDX - SFO
Price
$147 - $197
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 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

$147

From Portland to San Francisco

One-way from

$79

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?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Portland to San Francisco. 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 San Francisco.

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

To save up to 99% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Portland to San Francisco from $416 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $638 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Portland to San Francisco 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 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Portland to San Francisco in November, December 2020

The best prices found for PDX to SFO flights for November, December
20 Dec - 25 Dec
$68pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$78pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
21 Dec - 5 Jan
$98pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Portland to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Portland found for next year
20 Dec - 25 Dec
$68pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$78pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
21 Dec - 5 Jan
$98pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Portland

Save time with Portland to San Francisco direct flight deals
6 Jan - 6 Jan
$111pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
5 Jan - 5 Jan
$117pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
6 Jan - 8 Jan
$137pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
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
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$101pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
7 Dec - 13 Dec
$113pp
PDX
Portland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
7 Dec - 12 Dec
$121pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to San Francisco from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to San Francisco
10:45 am - 12:28 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 43m
PDX - SFO
United Airlines
$79
United
1:00 am - 7:09 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 09m
PDX - SFO
Delta
$83
Delta
12:05 pm - 11:13 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
47h 08m
PDX - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$94
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Related info for your journey

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

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. Alaska Airlines, Southwest, and Delta are some of the many airlines that have done so. 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, Alaska 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $102.

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 $216.

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?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Portland to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 165 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?

Per day, 7 flights depart from Portland to San Francisco on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 86% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Portland or San Francisco?

Portland will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 22 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 82 °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?

There are many flights that can get you from Portland to San Francisco in 1h 49m. Fly via Alaska Airlines or Frontier to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 553 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Portland to San Francisco round-trip from $68. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Alaska Airlines. Users have found that Frontier is 59% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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 $40 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $59 and Delta from $63 one-way.

Alternative routes for Portland to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Portland to San Francisco
Flight duration
1h 54m
Average temperature for November in San Francisco
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San Francisco
1.7 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines 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
Sun Country Air
$38 $111 N/A 83%
Delta
$67 $167 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$68 $188 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$68 $195 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$110 $236 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$87 $297 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Portland to San Francisco

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of PDX to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of PDX to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of PDX to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PDX to SFO departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland to San Francisco
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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