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Flights from San Francisco to Portland, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

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San Francisco to Portland Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Portland. Alaska & United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Portland flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SFOPDX
Fri 12/9
nonstop
PDXSFO
Sun 12/11
nonstop
$156
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United
SFOPDX
Sat 10/8
nonstop
PDXSFO
Sun 10/9
nonstop
$157
Select
United
SFOPDX
Sat 10/8
nonstop
PDXSFO
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$157
Select
United
SFOPDX
Sat 10/8
nonstop
PDXSFO
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$157
Select
United
SFOPDX
Sun 10/9
nonstop
PDXSFO
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$157
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United
SFOPDX
Sun 10/9
nonstop
PDXSFO
Sun 10/16
nonstop
$157
Select
Virgin America
SFOPDX
Tue 10/11
nonstop
PDXSFO
Fri 10/14
nonstop
$157
Select
Virgin America
SFOPDX
Tue 10/11
nonstop
PDXSFO
Fri 10/14
nonstop
$157
Select
Virgin America
SFOPDX
Tue 10/11
nonstop
PDXSFO
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$157
Select
Virgin America
SFOPDX
Wed 10/12
nonstop
PDXSFO
Thu 10/13
nonstop
$157
Select
Virgin America
SFOPDX
Wed 10/12
nonstop
PDXSFO
Fri 10/14
nonstop
$157
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Portland?

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 $157.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Portland?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Portland.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $227 $233
7-14 days $157 $165
14-21 days $157 $161
21-30 days $157 $161
30-60 days $157 $161
60-90 days $156 $161
90+ days $156 $165

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Portland

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Portland is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$157 $157 $157 $157 $156 $157 $157

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Portland by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Portland flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Portland Alaska 9/26/16 9/27/16 0 $227
October San Francisco Portland Alaska 10/11/16 10/14/16 0 $157
November San Francisco Portland Virgin America 11/29/16 12/13/16 0 $157
December San Francisco Portland Alaska 12/9/16 12/11/16 0 $156
January San Francisco Portland Alaska 1/26/17 2/2/17 0 $156
February San Francisco Portland Alaska 2/9/17 2/13/17 0 $156
March San Francisco Portland Alaska 3/23/17 3/30/17 0 $156
April San Francisco Portland Virgin America 4/23/17 4/26/17 0 $157

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Portland

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Portland. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$229
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$229 $157
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$157 $157
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$157 $157
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$157 $157
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$157

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Portland

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $163.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Portland is $157.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Portland - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 06:45 20:30
United 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 06:05 23:00
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 09:40 20:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Portland

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Portland is $157.

San Francisco to Portland Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Portland?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Portland flight time is an hour and 44 minutes.
Question: How far is Portland from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Portland is 550 miles (885 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Portland?
Answer: There are 100 direct flights from San Francisco to Portland.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Portland?
Answer: United Airlines provides 47% 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

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Portland Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AMNumber of routes searched: 104Number of itineraries searched: 688,855

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Portland? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Portland. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Portland
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX
United DEN
American -
American ORD
Alaska SEA
American DFW
Alaska SLC
Alaska BOI
American PHX
Alaska RNO
Alaska SAN
JetBlue LGB
United EWR

San Francisco to Portland Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Portland. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Oakland to Portland American, Alaska $157
Flights from Sacramento to Portland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $177
Flights from San Jose to Portland American, Alaska, Delta $156
Flights from Reno to Portland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $182
Flights from Fresno to Portland Alaska, Delta, United $247
Flights from Santa Rosa to Portland American, Alaska $257
Flights from San Luis Obispo to Portland American, Alaska, United $234
Flights from Monterey to Portland American, Alaska, United $290
Flights from Chico to PortlandCheck Dates
Flights from Redding to Portland Alaska, PenAir, United $247
Flights from Modesto to PortlandCheck Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $176
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Oakland to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta $176
Flights from San Jose to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta $176
Flights from Sacramento to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, United $187
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, United, WestJet $237
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $86
Flights from Fresno to Seattle Alaska, Delta, United $247
Flights from Reno to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, United $227
Flights from San Francisco to Eugene Alaska, Delta, United $209
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Santa Rosa to Seattle Alaska $255
Flights from San Francisco to Redmond American, Alaska, Delta, United $232
Flights from San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $151
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $187
Flights from Oakland to EugeneCheck Dates
Flights from Sacramento to Eugene American, Alaska, Delta $284
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria American, Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, United, WestJet $250
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