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Fares from $45 One Way, $90 Round Trip from Portland to Oakland

Prices starting at $90 for return flights and $45 for one-way flights to Oakland were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Portland to Oakland

Origin Airport IATA CodePDX
Destination Airport IATA CodeSJC
Distance550 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Alaska Airlines, SA AVIANCA, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, ANA, Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival3:40PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:29AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 23, 2019

Our plane broke before takeoff and although we were delayed 9 hours Alaska cared about our safety as the number one priority. Thank you

Dec 16, 2019

Staff was great and helped make my 4 month old daughters first flight very pleasant. Thank you!! Alaska Airlines 😊

Sep 12, 2019

Great service

Jan 13, 2019

If snack would be provided, would be even better experience

Dec 1, 2018

Good leg room.

Oct 26, 2018

The Pilot and stewards were awesome so friendly and allowed my husband to take pictures with them.

Jul 30, 2018

Great flight on time and helpful staff

Jul 23, 2018

Thank you we enjoyed our flights

Jul 18, 2018

Alaska Airlines is the BEST!

Mar 18, 2018

First time I used you guys and I will recommend and I will use you again in the future TY !

Fly from Portland International to Oakland

If you re looking for a change of scenery, deciding to fly from Portland International to Oakland may be the way to go. The city of Oakland is one of the major epicenters of industry and commerce in the Bay Area. Oakland is well known for its premier attractions and growing economy. Portland International Airport (PDX) is located nearby Interstate 206, and the flight to Oakland usually lasts about two hours.


Oakland is located in close proximity to other popular destinations in the Bay Area, including San Jose and San Francisco, located just across the Golden Gate Bridge. One of the most popular attractions in town is the Oakland Museum of California on Oak Street. This destination is often ideal if you have to entertain children and are interested in learning everything there is to know about California. Other noteworthy attractions in Oakland are East Bay Regional Park District, Redwood Regional Park, Lake Merritt and the Oakland Zoo.

Hints and tips

Oakland International Airport (OAK) is located less than 10 miles south of downtown. Public transportation from the airport is provided by Bay Area Rapid Transit and Amtrak. The major transit routes through the city are Interstate 580, Interstate 880 and Interstate 980. The temperatures around Oakland usually average no less than 41 degrees during the winter and around 73 degrees during the summer season.

Flights from Portland to Oakland - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Portland to Oakland?

Start packing that suitcase, because there are two carriers that offer nonstop flights from Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.) to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.). Check out the deals with Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Portland to Oakland?

If conditions are good and all goes as scheduled, you could be coming in to land at Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) from Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.) in just 1 hour and 40 minutes. With such a quick flight time, consider bringing hand luggage only.

What airlines fly from Portland (and vicinity) to Oakland (and vicinity) most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with Southwest Airlines (WN), which flies frequently along this route. This airline offers 98 flights each month between Portland, OR Airport (PDX-Portland Intl.) and Oakland, CA Airport (OAK-Oakland Intl.). Alaska Airlines (AS) will also get you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 81 flights every month between Portland (and vicinity) and Oakland (and vicinity), it's another popular airline to look into.

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

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 Oakland 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 Oakland with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Oakland 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.