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$24 Find cheap flights from Portland to San Francisco

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Cheap flight deals from Portland to San Francisco (PDX-SFO)

 
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5:41 pm - 7:28 pmPDX-SFO
1h 47mnonstop
2:53 pm - 4:38 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
$38Frontier
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Tue, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 18
4:09 pm - 5:58 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
1:40 pm - 3:28 pmSFO-PDX
1h 48mnonstop
$48Frontier
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Wed, May 29 - Thu, May 30
5:41 pm - 7:28 pmPDX-SFO
1h 47mnonstop
1:05 pm - 2:50 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
$49Frontier
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Tue, Jun 18 - Wed, Aug 21
4:23 pm - 6:11 pmPDX-SFO
1h 48mnonstop
5:06 pm - 6:47 pmSFO-PDX
1h 41mnonstop
$51Frontier
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Wed, Aug 7 - Sat, Aug 10
5:00 am - 9:15 amPDX-SFO
4h 15m1 stop
1:05 pm - 2:50 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
Tue, Jul 9 - Sat, Jul 13
6:00 am - 7:53 amPDX-SFO
1h 53mnonstop
1:05 pm - 2:50 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
Tue, Aug 6 - Sat, Aug 17
12:33 pm - 8:21 pmPDX-SFO
7h 48m1 stop
5:25 pm - 11:03 pmSFO-PDX
5h 38m1 stop
$176Delta
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Tue, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 18
7:00 am - 8:52 amPDX-SFO
1h 52mnonstop
5:46 pm - 10:40 pmSFO-PDX
4h 54m1 stop
$182Alaska Airlines
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Wed, Jun 12 - Mon, Jun 17
5:04 pm - 11:52 pmPDX-SFO
6h 48m1 stop
5:55 am - 10:46 amSFO-PDX
4h 51m1 stop
$192Delta
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Tue, Jun 11 - Sun, Jun 16
5:00 am - 9:15 amPDX-SFO
4h 15m1 stop
9:59 pm - 11:41 pmSFO-PDX
1h 42mnonstop
$197Alaska Airlines
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Thu, Aug 15 - Sun, Aug 18
5:41 pm - 7:28 pmPDX-SFO
1h 47mnonstop
$24Frontier
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Tue, Jun 18
3:40 pm - 5:28 pmPDX-SFO
1h 48mnonstop
$25Frontier
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Sat, Jul 20
5:15 am - 9:32 amPDX-SFO
4h 17m1 stop
$88Delta
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Wed, Jun 12
1:44 pm - 7:58 pmPDX-SFO
6h 14m1 stop
$94Alaska Airlines
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6:00 am - 7:53 amPDX-SFO
1h 53mnonstop
$95Alaska Airlines
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Sun, Jun 16
12:33 pm - 7:03 pmPDX-SFO
6h 30m1 stop
$104Delta
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Thu, Jun 13
7:55 am - 9:50 amPDX-SFO
1h 55mnonstop
$109United Airlines
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Mon, May 27
6:00 am - 7:53 amPDX-SFO
1h 53mnonstop
$130American Airlines
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Sun, Jun 16
7:00 am - 1:50 pmPDX-SFO
6h 50m1 stop
$153American Airlines
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Thu, May 23
7:30 pm - 9:25 pmPDX-SFO
1h 55mnonstop
$229United Airlines
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Wed, Jun 26
3:54 pm - 5:43 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
1:31 pm - 3:19 pmSFO-PDX
1h 48mnonstop
$58Frontier
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Tue, May 21 - Wed, May 22
3:54 pm - 5:43 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
1:40 pm - 3:28 pmSFO-PDX
1h 48mnonstop
$67Frontier
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Tue, May 21 - Thu, May 30
3:54 pm - 5:43 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
1:31 pm - 3:19 pmSFO-PDX
1h 48mnonstop
$80Frontier
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Tue, May 21 - Wed, May 22
5:10 am - 11:37 amPDX-SFO
6h 27m1 stop
6:10 am - 4:02 pmSFO-PDX
9h 52m1 stop
$256Delta
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Tue, May 21 - Thu, May 30
7:00 am - 8:52 amPDX-SFO
1h 52mnonstop
7:55 pm - 9:40 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
$297Alaska Airlines
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Sun, May 19 - Sat, Jun 1
3:55 pm - 5:49 pmPDX-SFO
1h 54mnonstop
6:58 pm - 8:55 pmSFO-PDX
1h 57mnonstop
$392United Airlines
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Sun, May 19 - Sun, May 19
1:20 pm - 6:25 pmPDX-SFO
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10:35 am - 4:41 pmSFO-PDX
6h 06m1 stop
$396Delta
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Fri, May 17 - Sat, May 18
7:00 am - 8:52 amPDX-SFO
1h 52mnonstop
7:55 pm - 9:40 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
$417Alaska Airlines
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Sun, May 19 - Sun, May 19
3:55 pm - 5:49 pmPDX-SFO
1h 54mnonstop
8:10 am - 10:02 amSFO-PDX
1h 52mnonstop
$549United Airlines
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10:48 am - 12:37 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
2:25 pm - 9:00 pmSFO-PDX
6h 35m1 stop
$645American Airlines
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Fri, May 17 - Fri, May 17
5:41 pm - 7:28 pmPDX-SFO
1h 47mnonstop
2:53 pm - 4:38 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
$38Frontier
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Tue, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 18
4:00 pm - 5:49 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
2:53 pm - 4:38 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
$40Frontier
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Sat, Jun 1 - Tue, Jun 11
4:00 pm - 5:49 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
2:53 pm - 4:38 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
$45Frontier
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Sat, Jun 1 - Tue, Jun 11
4:09 pm - 5:58 pmPDX-SFO
1h 49mnonstop
1:40 pm - 3:28 pmSFO-PDX
1h 48mnonstop
$48Frontier
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Wed, May 29 - Thu, May 30
6:00 am - 7:53 amPDX-SFO
1h 53mnonstop
1:05 pm - 2:50 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
Tue, Aug 6 - Sat, Aug 17
6:00 am - 7:53 amPDX-SFO
1h 53mnonstop
1:05 pm - 2:50 pmSFO-PDX
1h 45mnonstop
Tue, Aug 6 - Thu, Aug 15
6:10 am - 8:03 amPDX-SFO
1h 53mnonstop
9:58 pm - 11:40 pmSFO-PDX
1h 42mnonstop
$157Alaska Airlines
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Sat, Jul 13 - Sat, Jul 13
6:10 am - 8:03 amPDX-SFO
1h 53mnonstop
9:59 pm - 11:41 pmSFO-PDX
1h 42mnonstop
$183Alaska Airlines
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Sat, Jul 27 - Fri, Aug 2
7:55 am - 9:50 amPDX-SFO
1h 55mnonstop
6:19 pm - 8:10 pmSFO-PDX
1h 51mnonstop
$227United Airlines
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Fri, May 31 - Fri, May 31
7:55 am - 9:50 amPDX-SFO
1h 55mnonstop
6:19 pm - 8:10 pmSFO-PDX
1h 51mnonstop
$299United Airlines
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2:22 pm - 8:29 amPortland Union Station-
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18h 07mnonstop
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Portland Union Station
17h 59mnonstop
$121Amtrak
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18h 07mnonstop
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17h 59mnonstop
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19h 19mnonstop
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18h 32mnonstop
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19h 14mnonstop
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18h 32mnonstop
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18h 07mnonstop
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17h 59mnonstop
$210Amtrak
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2:22 pm - 8:29 amPortland Union Station-
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18h 07mnonstop
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17h 59mnonstop
$227Amtrak
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2:22 pm - 8:29 amPortland Union Station-
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18h 07mnonstop
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Portland Union Station
17h 59mnonstop
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17h 59mnonstop
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19h 19mnonstop
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18h 32mnonstop
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18h 32mnonstop
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Flights from Portland to San Francisco - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Portland to San Francisco to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Portland to San Francisco?

The average price of all flights from Portland to San Francisco clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to San Francisco on a Wednesday and more expensive on a Monday. On your return trip to Portland, you should consider flying back on a Saturday, and avoid Sundays for better deals.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Portland to San Francisco, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Portland to San Francisco is April, where tickets cost $138 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are March and November, where the average cost of tickets is $297 and $258 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Portland to San Francisco, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Portland to San Francisco, you should book around 3 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 84 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Portland to San Francisco?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting Portland to San Francisco were found on Frontier ($38) and Delta ($176). Frontier proposed the cheapest one-way flight at $24.

Which airlines fly most frequently between Portland and San Francisco?

In normal times, Alaska Airlines flies from Portland to San Francisco up to 9 times per day, United Airlines up to 4 times per day, and Frontier 1 time per day.

Which airlines fly non-stop between Portland and San Francisco?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Portland to San Francisco.
There are 3 airlines that fly nonstop from Portland to San Francisco. They are: Alaska Airlines, Frontier and United Airlines. The cheapest price of all airlines flying this route was found with Frontier at $36 for a one-way flight. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Frontier.

How many flights are there between Portland and San Francisco per day?

Each day, there are between 13 and 17 nonstop flights that take off from Portland and land in San Francisco, with an average flight time of 1h 50m. The most common departure time is 7:00 pm and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 106 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Thursday, when 16% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Monday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Portland and San Francisco?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 4 cabin class options for the route. These are First, Business, Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Portland to San Francisco take?

A direct flight to San Francisco will take on average 1h 47m to travel the 550 miles flying distance from Portland.

What’s the earliest departure time from Portland to San Francisco?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from Portland at 6:00 am and will be landing in San Francisco at 7:53 am.

What’s the latest departure time from Portland to San Francisco?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from Portland to San Francisco jets off at 8:06 pm and lands at 10:00 pm.

Good to know

Low season

January

High season

May

Cheapest flight

$24
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 2% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly and prices are also 35% lower on average.
Flight from Portland to San Francisco

When to book flights from Portland to San Francisco

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Portland to San Francisco based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated round-trip price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or round-trips with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Portland to San Francisco

  • Can I get a massage while I wait at Portland International Airport?

    Yes. If you want to de-stress and soothe your muscles before your flight to SFO, consider stopping by the Dragontree Spa. Located airside on Concourse C, this spa offers holistic full-body massage, as well as foot and chair massage.

  • Is there a USO at Portland International Airport?

    Yes. You can find the USO military lounge landside near the PDX Conference Center on the Mezzanine level. This lounge is free for active-duty personnel of the US military and their dependents. Some services and amenities offered include beverages, computers, Wi-Fi, a relaxing TV lounge, video gaming, toiletries, and local information. This lounge is open weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and closed on the weekends.

  • Does Portland International Airport have any places where my children can play while we wait for our flight to San Francisco International Airport?

    Yes. There is a children's play area on Concourse C at gate C17 and on Concourse D at gate D7. The play space at C17 has an airplane theme and the one at D7 has sculpted foam animals and a bridge built onto a soft floor. Both have parental seating nearby.

  • Does San Francisco International Airport have an on-site hotel?

    Yes. The Grand Hyatt at SFO is connected to the airport by way of the AirTrain. If you want to get settled as soon as you land, consider checking into this refined and convenient accommodation. Some amenities include digital check-in, a fitness center, room service, and an on-site restaurant.

  • Where can I rent a car at San Francisco International Airport?

    Once you land, you will need to make your way to the Car Rental Center, which you can get to from any terminal by boarding the Blue Line of the AirTrain. The Car Rental Center features agencies including Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, and more.

  • Can I store my luggage at San Francisco International Airport?

    Yes. If you want to leave your bags at SFO while you explore the city or shop at the airport unencumbered, you can stop by the Airport Travel Agency in the International Terminal in the Main Hall, landside. Open 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, this facility charges by the hour or day.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Portland to San Francisco?

    Multiple airlines offer services from Portland to San Francisco, including United Airlines and Alaska Airlines. There are many nonstop flights from Portland International Airport to San Francisco International Airport. If you need information about flights to pick the most suitable route, book through KAYAK.

  • Where are ATMs at Portland International Airport?

    The Portland International Airport has ATMs located at different points to help passengers access to cash quickly. You can withdraw money at the North Lobby gate area before security, in the Main Lobby gate area, and in the South Lobby gate area. ATMs are also available at Gates E3, D7, B3, D11, C3, and C13. There’s another ATM in the Baggage Claim section.

  • Are there pet relief areas at San Francisco International Airport?

    Owners can access the pet relief area in the San Francisco International Airport. The facilities are located outside and inside the terminals. They provide essential elements for pets in transit, including drinking areas and garbage areas with dispensers. You can access the facilities in Terminal 1 at the Courtyard 2 Baggage Claim level, in Terminal 2 at the Courtyard 3 Baggage Claim level, and Terminal 3 at the Courtyard 4 Baggage Claim level.

  • Is there free Wi-Fi at San Francisco Airport?

    Passengers can connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi in all terminals. To connect, enable Wi-Fi on your device and select a network named “#SFO FREE WIFI,” then launch a web browser to accept the service terms and conditions. Each authentication gives you 4h, but if you want to use it longer, just reconnect and accept the terms again.

  • How can I travel from San Francisco International Airport?

    There are several travel options if you want to access downtown San Francisco from the airport. These include the airport bus service operated by SamTrans, which offers trips to downtown San Francisco and other locations. Find the buses at the terminals. You can also use a taxi, which offers a transfer time of about 30min to downtown San Francisco. Also, the BART SFO light rail service runs from the airport to downtown San Francisco. It departs every 15min and will get you to San Francisco in about 25min.

  • What is the cheapest flight from Portland to San Francisco?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Portland to San Francisco was $24 for a one-way ticket and $38 for a round-trip.

  • Do I need a passport to fly between Portland and San Francisco?

    No

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Portland to San Francisco?

    Portland and San Francisco are both served by 1 main airport. You will leave Portland from Portland and will be arriving at San Francisco.

  • Which airlines offer Wi-Fi service onboard planes from Portland to San Francisco?

    Alaska Airlines, Delta, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and JetBlue offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the Portland to San Francisco flight route.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Portland to San Francisco?

    The Airbus A319 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Portland to San Francisco flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Portland to San Francisco?

    oneworld, Star Alliance, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Portland and San Francisco, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from Portland to San Francisco?

    There are nonstop flights from Portland to San Francisco on a daily basis.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Portland to San Francisco, Alaska Airlines or Delta?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Portland to San Francisco are Alaska Airlines and Delta. With an average price for the route of $218 and an overall rating of 8.0, Alaska Airlines is the most popular choice. Delta is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of $241 and an overall rating of 8.0.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Portland to San Francisco?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Portland to San Francisco.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Portland to San Francisco?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to San Francisco from Portland is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Portland to San Francisco?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to San Francisco with an airline and back to Portland with another airline. Booking your flights between Portland and SFO can sometimes prove cheaper using this method.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Portland to San Francisco?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to San Francisco from Portland up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from Portland to San Francisco

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $84 or less one-way and $134 or less round-trip.
  • If you've got the time as you're waiting for your flight to the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), consider stopping by the Hollywood Theater on Concourse C of the Portland International Airport (PDX). This theater with 22 seats shows short films about the Pacific Northwest. The films run on a 1-hour cycle, and each individual film has a running time of fewer than 10 minutes.
  • When you are waiting in Departures at PDX, keep a lookout for the PDX Dove Lewis therapy dogs. These dogs dressed in gray vests roam departures with their handlers in order to give comfort and delight to all passengers, especially ones who are feeling nervous, stressed, or bereaved.
  • If you would like to have an old-fashioned shave or get your shoes shined, stop by The Barbers located at Gate C4 on Concourse C. This retail outlet is open daily from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • For flights from Portland, Oregon, to San Francisco, many travelers prefer to use the Portland International Airport (PDX), which is served by multiple airlines.
  • While at Portland International Airport, if you want to access the internet, there’s free Wi-Fi. Switch on your device Wi-Fi and connect to “flypdx.”
  • There are many restaurants at the Portland International Airport at the concourses, including Café Yumm, Tillamook Market, Bambuza Vietnam Kitchen, and the Capers Market.
  • Smoking is not permitted within the Portland International Airport public areas, so there are smoking areas outside the terminals.
  • The San Francisco International Airport (SFO), located 13 miles from downtown San Francisco, is the airport of choice for people traveling from Portland to San Francisco.
  • In case you need medicine while at the San Francisco International Airport, there is a medical clinic at the International Terminal Main Hall in the Departures Area. It offers travel and occupational medical services.
  • If you’re traveling with your kids, there are nursing rooms at San Francisco International Airport located in Terminal 1 post-security, Terminal 2 pre-security, and Terminal 3 pre-security.
  • If you wish to meditate while at the San Francisco International Airport, you can visit the Barman Reflection Room, a quiet space at the International Terminal Main Hall.
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Prefer to fly non-stop from Portland to San Francisco?

Find which airlines fly direct from Portland to San Francisco, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Nonstop departures

Portland to San Francisco

Monday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +19 more

ANA, Air Canada, +20 more

Tuesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +22 more

ANA, Air Canada, +23 more

Wednesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +21 more

ANA, Air Canada, +22 more

Thursday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +22 more

ANA, Air Canada, +23 more

Friday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +20 more

ANA, Air Canada, +21 more

Saturday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +23 more

ANA, Air Canada, +24 more

Sunday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +22 more

ANA, Air Canada, +23 more

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Nonstop returns

San Francisco to Portland

Monday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +18 more

ANA, Air Canada, +19 more

Tuesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +19 more

ANA, Air Canada, +20 more

Wednesday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +20 more

ANA, Air Canada, +21 more

Thursday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +21 more

ANA, Air Canada, +22 more

Friday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +18 more

ANA, Air Canada, +19 more

Saturday

ANA, Air Canada, Air China, +22 more

ANA, Air Canada, +23 more

Sunday

ANA, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, +22 more

ANA, Air Canada, +23 more

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Top 5 airlines serving from Portland to San Francisco

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Portland to San Francisco. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Portland to San Francisco? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
8.0
Alaska AirlinesOverall score based on 9157 reviews
7.3Entertainment
7.3Food
7.9Comfort
8.2Boarding
8.6Crew
Airline reviews

They canceled my flight going back to SF after I was at the airport. Wanted me to take a flight 14 hours later. Not a happy camper.

2.0 MediocreRandy, May 2024SEA - SFO
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They canceled my flight going back to SF after I was at the airport. Wanted me to take a flight 14 hours later. Not a happy camper.

I didn’t like not knowing my seat till I got to the airport - and my boarding group was F (last).

Clean plane, relatively spacious in Main Cabin. One experience: I'm 79, with torn rotator cuff (R shoulder). I asked for help getting my carryon into the overhead bin and was told that the staff "does not help with this" (or some such phrase. On previous flights, help has been offered (and accepted). I prevailed on a fellow passenger for this. Also, why not board back to front?? Would this not help in the speed of boarding?

No tv, movies for a 6 hour flight! Worst airline I have ever travelled!

Ground crew was great in Austin, flight crew left a lot to be desired. Not particularly friendly, helpful or nice.

Like South West(2 check in baggage free) if Alaskan Airlines could give at least one check in baggage free then it would be great.

Staff great. Tight seating. Pretzels and drink same as any other airline.

My boarding pass birthdate was printed incorrectly causing me to spend an extra hour in a check-in and then again TSA line and to miss a chance to have dinner pre-flight. My window seat was given away and was replaced with a middle seat. I would have liked an opportunity to charge my phone and take advantage of movies but many of the departure gate chargers weren’t operational and I don’t know of an in-flight charging option, The flight left 45 late after trouble with unruly passengers, and I was glad staff removed them.

Horrible. I likely will have to spend several thousand dollars to rebook my international flights, due to their delays, plus a hotel in SF. I can’t wait to never fly them again!

It was so easy to board using my boarding pass on my iPhone, and I liked what I was given on the plane for food and drink, and everyone was very friendly.

There was a loud squeaky sound the whole time we were flying.

Had a broken tray in business class. Crew just shrugged it off.

I didn’t like that I could not select my seat and was assigned a seat when I checked in at LAX

Great experience overall. Check in at Austin was congested as they only have about 6 check in kiosks, one was broken, and there was a lot of Spring Break travelers.

Bag drop off was slow and annoying. Only 2 agents at the entire delta desk, and no one directing traffic for what line to be in, many confused people slowed down the process. Boarding was fine. Seats in Delta comfort plus were fine. Snacks were great! Definitely a bonus. The entertainment system was awful — old, slow, not responsive, and completely unable to play games due to some kind of error. But on the other hand, thank you to Delta for the free WiFi. That made it better.

Everything was very good other than I had selected a specific seat when I booked the flight and they changed it once I checked-in the day before my flight. I was still in first class but lost my aisle seat for a window seat. Being tall, the aisle offers more comfort so I always select an aisle seat.

Flight diverted in SD. Later take off in Seattle by 1.3hrs

Crew was not friendly when I went to request a seat change.

Really impressive staff at airport and on plane, especially given how busy it was

Was a great smooth flight from Detroit to San Diego.

I’ve had a couple flights this week on United that were delayed by an hour or more

Should have video screens Plane audio was poor and without wired connection hard to understand crew. Should serve more than just cups of water and pretzels on six hour flight. Did not see crew rest of flight. Fix charging sockets to retain charging blocks.

Do not like the feeling of being in the basic economy. Everyone should feel good no matter what.

So so. Terrible aircraft choice for that leg of the flight.

delay several times and wait extra long to board. no entertainment service because there are problem for some rows. always encounter some delays for the last flight of the day.

This was a Lufthansa flight. Disappointing main meal. Very rough over Canada and arrival at FRA. IFE was almost unusable.

I was not able to buy food in the flight. They refer to include your Credit card in the APP, and if you are not from USA (i have a credit card form Canada) it is not possible

United airline kept delaying our flight back to Phoenix for 8 hours before they cancelled it! If they know that we are not flying out for whatever the reason is, why did they keep lying to us for hours. We could find another flight earlier or even find a hotel with a shuttle. But cancellation at about midnight was not fun. We stayed in the airport all night till the following morning when we bought an Alaska tickets to go back to Phoenix. Total of 14 hours in the airport.

Poor seating comfort, seat cushion too thin, very uncomfortable. My luggage didi not make the flight due to equipment change. At least. United had it delivered the next day. I was without my toilet items for one day.

My experience is based on one crew member. I had found my seat and sat down but there was a gentleman to claimed to the flight attendant I was in his seat. She then came to me and curtly said, "I need your ticket!" No hi, no excuse me may I see your boarding pass? NOTHING! I was taken aback by her attitude and she repeated herself, "your ticket?!?!" I calmly responded with ok, here you go. Only to discover the gentleman was looking at the wrong boarding pass. She gave me back my ticket with no apology. She then was curt with another man who was putting his coat in the overhead bin, already helped by another flight attendant who said it was fine. She realizes it's ok and then asks him if he drinks. The look on the man's face was priceless. She said she was going to comp him drinks. He gets offered a comp drink for a coat as well as an apology, and I got no apology.

Flight boarded without pilots. Sat on plane for 3 hrs. after over an hour late boarding. Plane never took off. Had to deplane near midnight. Line for rebooking was 3 hours + long. I had to leave.

Somehow I got “offloaded” even though I had my boarding pass and was in transit Food is horrible Staff were nice and cheerful No headphones were provided on 11 hours flight

Fight crew was not very attentive and the bastions were gross!

Our flight was great we left Kona earlier and got into LAX almost an 1hour earlier as well. LAX AA is in repair so to get out and found our bus to get pick up was a bit confusing.

Plane was good but was delayed. probably not AA fault but caused a 1 hour delay. Seating was cramped.

The staff were very helpful with lots of refreshments on offer. The toilets were clean. The seats were comfortable and entertainment was good. No complaints, it was excellent.

5 hour flight - full flight - not enough room to use my computer - slightly delayed - Admirals club was excellent quality food, drink made up for flight seating. No food offerred on flight, you ahd to prebook.

We experience delays on departure and connecting flights resulting in 14 hour to our next departure. We were accommodated with a night's stay but was only provided a 12 dollar meals accommodation. The airlines rules state.at least 50 dollars. In any case, it can not make up for the whole day missed on our vacation in Sydney Australia.

I can say I will not be taking this airline again any time soon. Seat were uncomfortable and too tight. Lack of chair screen and little overhead space.

Plane felt so crowded and tightly packed. The chair itself was not comfortable.

Check in online was easy. Seats aren’t very comfortable

Fecal matter in seat back pocket. Presumably from a kids diaper.

Worst airline to travel with. They treat you like a prisoner in a jailhouse barking out orders and threats. Nickle and dime you to the same price or higher than a respectable airline like one of the big 3 . Might as well fly with standard airlines

Well I mean u get what u pay for so 🤷‍♂️

Over an hour delay in departure but I was notified beforehand. Another delay on tarmac upon arrival at LGA. We ended up departing the plane almost 2 hours later than expected

I fly Frontier because it’s affordable. I understand that the seats are tight and not the most comfortable…but that’s part of it. The problem with this flight was that there was a group of travelers directly behind me at the back of the plane who were ridiculously loud and obnoxious the entire flight. I’m pretty sure they were drunk and I could periodically smell an odd odor that I believe was one of them using a smokeless vape pen. The stewards had to remind them to keep quiet during the pre-flight instruction, but that was it. They never said another thing to them for the rest of the flight. It was a miserable.

I checked a bag because it was $5 less than carry on. They managed to lose my bag on a 2.5 hr direct flight! Frontier has no airport staff at baggage claim to help. As soon as I got home around 11 pm I tried to use their online system to file the claim for lost bag - system wouldn't take the # on my baggage claim ticket - said it was not the correct number. Also said that I had not checked a bag, which wasn't true - even my online boarding pass showed that I had checked a bag. Wasted about an hour on that process with no luck. Tried again in the morning - same thing. So tried online chat with Frontier bot - waited 35-40" twice to be connected to a baggage agent and it never happened. Eventually drove to PDX after work and waited 2 hrs for the Frontier ticket agents to arrive prior to the next Frontier flight out of PDX and FINALLY got some help from one of them, to take me to lost luggage area where I was able to retrive my bag. Probably took 4-5 hrs. of my time and endless frustration to get my bag. This was my first -- and LAST -- experience flying Frontier Airlines. Check-in was also extremely difficult and time consuming. The flight itself (and staff) were fine but everything else about the experience was a total disaster! The fact that Frontier literally has NO WAY to connect to a human voice for customer service (in this case for lost luggage) is the WORST!!!!!

Frontier is a crappy airline nothing about it is honest

I didn't get to do this flight l, hard to review

Not good 😐 Over priced baggage fees Small hard seats No wifi or entertainment options 😕

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