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Cheap Flights from Portland to San Francisco - PDX to SFO

Popular flights from Portland to San Francisco

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $132
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 $132
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 $169
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $169
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 $131
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $132
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $132
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 $132

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Portland to San Francisco (PDX to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Portland to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $140.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Portland to San Francisco (PDX to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Portland to San Francisco based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Portland to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Portland to San Francisco should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $347 $355
7-14 days $131 $177
14-21 days $131 $170
21-30 days $132 $170
30-60 days $132 $170
60-90 days $147 $182
90+ days $183 $194

Cheapest Day To Fly from Portland to San Francisco

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Portland to San Francisco.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$143 $137 $131 $147 $147 $132 $147

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Portland to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Portland to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Portland San Francisco United 2/24/16 2/24/16 0 $131
March Portland San Francisco Alaska 3/2/16 3/8/16 0 $132
April Portland San Francisco Alaska 4/2/16 4/9/16 0 $137
May Portland San Francisco Alaska 5/3/16 5/7/16 0 $183
June Portland San Francisco Alaska 6/4/16 6/19/16 0 $192
July Portland San Francisco Alaska 7/8/16 7/18/16 0 $195
August Portland San Francisco Alaska 8/4/16 8/8/16 0 $195
September Portland San Francisco Alaska 9/2/16 9/5/16 0 $195

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Portland to San Francisco

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Portland to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$462
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$462 $242
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$242 $137
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$137 $137
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$137 $134
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$134

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Portland to San Francisco (PDX to SFO)

Your Portland to San Francisco flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Portland to San Francisco is $182.

The average price for non-stop flights from Portland to San Francisco is $145.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Portland to San Francisco.

Nonstop Flight Details from Portland to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 5 4 4 5 5 4 5 07:00 21:35
United 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 05:45 18:00
Virgin America 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:45 06:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Portland to San Francisco (PDX to SFO)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Portland to San Francisco. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Portland to San Francisco is $76.

The average price for round trip flights from Portland to San Francisco is $145.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to San Francisco United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America $133
Eugene to San Francisco United, Delta, Alaska, American, US Airways $204
Redmond to San Francisco United, Delta, Alaska, American, US Airways $200
Pasco to San Francisco United, Delta, Alaska $169
North Bend to San Francisco United $224
Yakima to San Francisco Alaska $172
Wenatchee to San Francisco Delta, Alaska $186
Seattle to Oakland Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian $133
Portland to Oakland Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, Hawaiian $137
Seattle to San Jose Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America $134
Eugene to Oakland Alaska $204
Portland to San Jose United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $132
Pasco to Oakland Delta, Alaska $186
Seattle to Los Angeles United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Frontier, Virgin America $86
Redmond to Oakland Delta, Alaska $236
Seattle to Sacramento Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian $132
Yakima to Oakland Alaska $172
Seattle to Santa Rosa Alaska $201
Seattle to Las Vegas United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America $77
Portland to Sacramento United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, Hawaiian $189
Portland to Los Angeles United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, Hawaiian, Frontier, Virgin America $79
Eugene to San Jose United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $198
Portland to Santa Rosa Delta, Alaska $197
Pasco to San Jose United, Delta, Alaska $186
Redmond to San Jose Delta, Alaska, American $215
Portland to Las Vegas Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America $79
Seattle to Dallas - Ft Worth Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, Virgin America $182
Seattle to Chicago United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, AirTran, Virgin America $203
Wenatchee to San Jose Delta, Alaska $210
Seattle to Reno United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways $185

Airlines Flying from Portland to San Francisco (PDX to SFO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Portland to San Francisco with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Portland to San Francisco.

Portland to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SEA X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Southwest SNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Portland and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Portland to San Francisco Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Portland to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Portland to San Francisco flight time is an hour and 51 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Portland and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Portland to San Francisco is 550 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Portland to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 86 direct flights from Portland to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Portland to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Portland and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Portland to San Francisco?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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