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Airfares from $42 One Way, $83 Round Trip from Portland to San Francisco

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More About Flying To San Francisco from Portland

Route Information for Flights from Portland to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA Code PDX
Destination Airport IATA Code SJC
Distance 550 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, Fiji Airways, Asiana Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Cathay Pacific, SA AVIANCA, Turkish Airlines, Finnair, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:00PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:50AM UTC

Travel from Portland to San Francisco

Several major airlines provide nonstop flights from Portland to San Francisco that take just a few hours, making travel easy between the two cities. San Francisco is like another world, complete with an active nightlife and thriving cultural scene. With Orbitz.com, you can quickly book the best domestic flight that serves your needs.

Portland, Oregon

Portland is home to some of the top companies in the country, and the city has an active music scene. Flights from the city go through the Portland International Airport, which offers flights to San Francisco from several carriers. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and US Airways provide nonstop flights to San Francisco.

You will find long-term, short-term, and valet parking right outside the terminal. A larger economy lot is located farther down Airport Way, and this lot offers cheaper parking. Long-term parking at the airport starts at $10 per day. In addition to driving, travelers have the option to take a taxi or city bus.

The Portland International Airport also boasts several restaurants that serve everything from full meals to steaming cups of coffee to combat the chilly Portland air. Starbucks, Wendy's, Coffee People, Big Time Hero, and Capers Café are just a few of the on-site restaurants.

San Francisco, California

San Francisco is home to Union Square, where you'll find high-end shopping outlets, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Chinatown. Travelers who explore the various neighborhoods around the city might feel like they are stepping into an entirely different world. The large number of visitors arriving in the city every year make it one of the most popular destinations in the state.

Discover San Francisco

The San Francisco International Airport is the first thing that most travelers see when they arrive in the city. Transportation is available through a variety of sources, including the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), which has a stop at the airport. Shared-ride vans and shuttles from Advanced Airport Shuttle, Pacific Airport Shuttle, and other local companies take groups of passengers to one or more stops around the city. Travelers also have the option of taking a taxi, which costs around $30 or more per ride, or renting a car at the airport.

The weather is generally pleasant in San Francisco, but the city does have fairly cool winters, with highs around 58 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time to visit the city is in the summer, as June, July, and August experience highs around 69 degrees and have less rain than other months.

Visiting San Francisco requires a trip to Golden Gate Park. This park offers dozens of activities and attractions for kids and adults, including an old windmill. If you want something a little more adult friendly, try visiting Union Street. This street is home to Union Square, as well as multiple restaurants and local shops.

Pack Your Bags

Whether you want to depart first thing in the morning or late at night, the many flights from Portland to San Francisco have you covered. Orbitz.com has multiple deals available on these flights, but travelers also have access to discount hotel rooms, rental cars, tickets to popular events, and dozens of other travel necessities.

Flights from Portland to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Portland to San Francisco now?

If you're baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from Portland to San Francisco, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Portland to San Francisco?

There are a couple of airlines that operate nonstop flights from Portland, OR Airport (PDX-Portland Intl.) to San Francisco Airport. Book now with Alaska Airlines or United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Portland to San Francisco?

It can zip by in as little as 1 hour and 35 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Portland to San Francisco.

What airlines fly from Portland to San Francisco most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with Alaska Airlines (AS), which flies frequently along this route. This airline operates 152 flights every month between PDX and SFO. Also look into the great fares from United Airlines (UA). Offering 82 flights every month between Portland and San Francisco, they make the journey just as enjoyable as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Francisco?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Francisco have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to San Francisco with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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