Cheap Flight Deals From Portland (PDX) to Modesto (SMF) Starting at $29

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Airfares from $29 One Way, $58 Round Trip from Portland to Modesto

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More About Flying To Modesto from Portland

Route Information for Flights from Portland to Modesto

Origin Airport IATA Code PDX
Destination Airport IATA Code SMF
Distance 479 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:20PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 1:11AM UTC

Flying from Portland to Modesto

Portland International Airport

Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.

Parking and Transportation

The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

Modesto City-County Airport

When you are planning a trip to California, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Modesto. Modesto City-County Airport is located in the city of Modesto at 617 Airport Way. SkyWest Airlines, a division of United Airlines, operates daily flights between Modesto and San Francisco.

Transportation into Modesto

Both Hertz and Avis have rental car facilities at Modesto City-County Airport, and you can book your car ahead of time on Orbitz.com. Many local hotels offer complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel, in which case you should contact your hotel for shuttle pickup. Taxis are also available outside baggage claim, and public buses have regularly scheduled routes to the airport, if you prefer to use public transportation.

Weather and Climate in Modesto, California

Mild temperatures and a moderate climate make Modesto, California, a popular vacation destination year round. Winter highs in January reach an average of 56 degrees, while average January lows hit 40 degrees. Precipitation in winter is generally between two to three inches per month. Summers are hot and dry, with average highs in the 90s and lows in the 60s. Modesto gets less than an inch of rain each month during the summer, and July is the driest month of all, with absolutely no rain on average.

Things to Do in Modesto

History buffs will enjoy visiting the McHenry Mansion and Museum, while movie lovers will want to seek out the locations where the classic film American Graffiti was filmed. Modesto is also within easy reach of other local attractions, such as the Hershey's Chocolate Visitor Center and Yosemite National Park. No matter when you travel to California, deals on vacation packages and cheap flights to Modesto from Orbitz.com can help you manage your vacation budget.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Portland to Modesto now?
If you’re puzzled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from Portland to Modesto, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Portland to Modesto?
Get ready to book, because there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from Portland Airport to SMF. Lock in a fantastic deal with Southwest Airlines or Alaska Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Portland to Modesto?
It can be as a short and sweet as 1 hour and 23 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent ‘vacationing’ instead of flying, you’ll enjoy the flight from Portland to Modesto.
What airlines fly from Portland to Modesto most frequently?
Consider Southwest Airlines (WN). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Portland Airport to Sacramento Airport. It operates 86 services on this route each month and is a favorite with travelers. Alternatively, secure a seat with Alaska Airlines (AS). You’ll have 39 monthly flights between Portland and Modesto to choose from with this company.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Modesto?
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 Modesto 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 Modesto with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Modesto 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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.