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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Portland - SFO to PDX

Popular flights from San Francisco to Portland

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 1, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $143
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $143
Mar 30, 2016 Apr 2, 2016 $143
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $143
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $174
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $143
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $143
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $143
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $143
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $143
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $143

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Portland, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $158.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Portland 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 San Francisco to Portland

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $389 $397
7-14 days $193 $201
14-21 days $174 $201
21-30 days $143 $176
30-60 days $143 $176
60-90 days $143 $176
90+ days $195 $203

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Portland

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$169 $143 $143 $169 $169 $146 $169

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Portland

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Francisco Portland United 2/28/16 3/5/16 0 $170
March San Francisco Portland Alaska 3/1/16 3/5/16 0 $143
April San Francisco Portland Alaska 4/6/16 4/12/16 0 $143
May San Francisco Portland Virgin America 5/3/16 5/7/16 0 $192
June San Francisco Portland Alaska 6/7/16 6/14/16 0 $198
July San Francisco Portland Alaska 7/25/16 8/2/16 0 $196
August San Francisco Portland Alaska 8/4/16 8/7/16 0 $195
September San Francisco Portland Alaska 9/4/16 9/12/16 0 $195

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

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 San Francisco to Portland.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$337
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$337 $197
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$197 $174
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$174 $147
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$147 $147
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$147

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

Your San Francisco to Portland 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 San Francisco to Portland is $188.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Portland is $150.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Portland
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 5 5 4 4 5 5 4 06:45 20:25
United 8 7 8 9 8 5 6 06:20 23:02
Virgin America 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:45 20:45

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

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 San Francisco to Portland. 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 San Francisco to Portland is $78.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Portland is $150.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Oakland to Portland Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Spirit, Hawaiian $147
Sacramento to Portland United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, Hawaiian $192
San Jose to Portland United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $143
Reno to Portland Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways $160
Fresno to Portland United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $207
Santa Rosa to Portland Delta, Alaska $207
San Luis Obispo to Portland$317
Monterey to Portland United, Alaska, US Airways $282
Chico to PortlandCheck Dates
Redding to Portland United $306
Modesto to PortlandCheck Dates
San Francisco to Seattle United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America $133
San Francisco to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America, AirTran $238
San Francisco to Los Angeles Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Virgin America $151
Oakland to Seattle Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian $134
San Jose to Seattle Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America $137
Sacramento to Seattle Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian $128
San Francisco to Vancouver Air Canada, Qantas, United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, WestJet $234
San Francisco to Las Vegas Alaska, Delta, United, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, JetBlue, AirTran, Virgin America $71
Fresno to Seattle Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways, American $197
Reno to Seattle United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways $185
San Francisco to Eugene United, Delta, Alaska, American, US Airways $220
San Francisco to Chicago Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, AirTran, Virgin America $134
Santa Rosa to Seattle Alaska $201
San Francisco to Redmond United, Delta, Alaska, American, US Airways $203
San Francisco to Denver Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Frontier, AirTran $134
San Francisco to Atlanta Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways, Frontier, AirTran $208
Oakland to Eugene Alaska $226
Sacramento to Eugene Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways $178
San Francisco to Victoria Air Canada, United, Delta, Alaska, WestJet $241

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

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Portland 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 San Francisco to Portland.

San Francisco to Portland
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 SLC 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 San Francisco and Portland, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

San Francisco to Portland Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Portland?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Portland flight time is an hour and 48 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Portland?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Portland is 550 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Portland?
Answer: There are 85 direct flights from San Francisco to Portland.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Portland?
Answer: United Airlines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Portland.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Portland?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA
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