Cheap flights from Portland to San Jose (PDX - SJC)

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The best prices from Portland to San Jose are usually found in June or August, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portland (PDX) to San Jose (SJC)

All the information you need to plan the best PDX to SJC flight in 2021: compare Portland to San Jose flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Jose.
PDX - SJC
Price
$166 - $238
SJC
Temperature
82.4 - 86 °F
SJC
Precipitation
0.3 - 11.4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$166

From Portland to San Jose

One-way from

$121

One-way flight from Portland to San Jose

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 Jose?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 32% on the overall cost on flights from Portland to San Jose.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Portland to San Jose, book at least 23 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 28% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $85 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $115.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to San Jose. Flights to San Jose from Portland in October are about $117 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $57.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portland to San Jose (PDX - SJC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Portland to San Jose in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 4% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Portland to San Jose in August, September 2021

The best prices found for PDX to SJC flights for August, September
31 Aug - 5 Sep
$157pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$160pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$166pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Portland to San Jose 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Jose from Portland found for this year
25 Sep - 27 Sep
$144pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$157pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$160pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

Non-stop flights to San Jose from Portland

Save time with Portland to San Jose direct flight deals
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$157pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
25 Sep - 27 Sep
$177pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
17 Aug - 19 Aug
$192pp
PDX
Portland
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland

Last minute flights from Portland to San Jose

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Jose from Portland, departing today and this week
10 Aug - 16 Aug
$250pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$296pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
PDX
Portland
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$305pp
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Delta
 
1 STOP
PDX
Portland

One-way flights to San Jose from Portland

The cheapest one-way flights from Portland to San Jose
3:18 pm - 9:55 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 37m
PDX - SJC
Frontier
$121
Kiwi.com
1:25 am - 5:32 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 07m
PDX - SJC
Delta
$129
Delta
8:03 am - 2:18 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 15m
PDX - SJC
Multiple Airlines
$148
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Portland to San Jose

Are flight prices decreasing from Portland to San Jose 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 Jose 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 Jose have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

If you book a flight from Portland to San Jose, you will be flying from Portland to San Jose. Flights to San Jose (SJC) from Portland (PDX) take 1h 41m for a nonstop flight. There are 4 flights from Portland to San Jose per day from 8 airlines.

Can I find flights from Portland to San Jose for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portland to San Jose for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $144, but on average you can expect to pay $178.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Portland to San Jose under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Portland to San Jose is less than $234.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Portland to San Jose within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The Portland to San Jose flight path was viewed by 69 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Portland or San Jose?

In Portland, there will be greater rainfall in Portland compared to San Jose over the next 8 days.

Is Portland weather warmer or cooler than San Jose?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 82 °F range in July. The weather in San Jose is generally colder than Portland's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Portland to San Jose?

For as low as $157, Alaska Airlines can have you in San Jose from Portland in 1h 44m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($157), and Delta ($175) offers the cheapest pricing from Portland to San Jose. These flights start at 16% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$58 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Alaska Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $79 and $88, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Jose, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Jose from Portland?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Jose within the United States

Most visitors from Portland need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Jose.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Portland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Jose.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Portland are not required to quarantine after entering San Jose.

Do I need a test to fly back to Portland from San Jose?

Returning to Portland from San Jose

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Jose must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Portland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Jose are not required to quarantine after entering Portland.

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Alternative routes for Portland to San Jose

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

Destination information for San Jose

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Portland to San Jose.
Flight duration
1h 44m
Average temperature for August in San Jose
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in San Jose
7.6 ″

Airports servicing Portland

Airports servicing San Jose

Top 6 airlines flying from Portland to San Jose

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Portland to San Jose 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
$53 $110 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$80 $201 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$83 $214 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$111 $226 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$117 $307 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$102 $325 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Portland to San Jose

See what time of day planes typically take off from Portland towards San Jose.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of PDX to SJC departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 21% of PDX to SJC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of PDX to SJC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of PDX to SJC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Portland to San Jose
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Portland to San Jose.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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