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Route Information for Flights from Modesto to Portland

Origin Airport IATA Code SMF
Destination Airport IATA Code PDX
Distance 479 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 4:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:48AM UTC

Finding Flights from Modesto to Portland

Modesto City-County Airport

The Modesto City-County Airport is located at 617 Airport Way, three miles from the center of Modesto, California. United Airlines has flights from Modesto to San Francisco, where passengers can catch connecting flights to any destination in the world. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from different airlines to find sales and low-cost airline tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has a long-term parking lot at the east end of the terminal, between the terminal and the air traffic control tower. If you park your vehicle at the airport for more than two weeks, you need to fill out a Long Term Parking form. If you park your vehicle for more than 30 days, the airport charges a $25 monthly fee. You can also take a taxicab to the airport; you'll need to call the cab company and arrange for pickup. Cabs have metered fares, so the total cost of the trip depends on the length of the ride. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, you can make reservations using the Orbitz.com website.

Dining at the Airport

There aren't any full-service restaurants at the Modesto City-County Airport, because it's a small airport. If you need to grab a snack before your flight, you can get snacks and drinks in the vending area, located near the terminal's waiting area. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Modesto, you don't have to worry about anything. The website has all of the tools you need to plan your entire vacation.

Vacation in Portland

Trying to find discount airfare on domestic and international flights can be a time-consuming task for travelers. When searching for flights to Portland, check out Orbitz.com, which will compare the rates of several airlines at once, so you get the best deal available.

Portland Airport Information

The Port of Portland Airport provides the majority of air service to Portland. Several airlines service the airport, including Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Sea Port, Southwest, Spirit, United, US Airways, and Virgin America. On Orbitz.com, you can search the fares of most of these airlines to ensure you receive the best discount available.

Transportation From the Airport

Getting to your hotel or destination from the airport is simple when you take a taxi, rental car, bus, or shuttle. Some hotels offer a free shuttle service if you have a room booked with them. The taxi fare from the airport to downtown Portland is around $30. Car rentals can be purchased at the same time you book your airline tickets on Orbitz.com, and it's another way to save money.

Portland Weather Information

The weather in Portland is typically very pleasant. The average high temperature during the summer is 80 degrees, and in the winter, it's in the upper 30s. Portland receives an abundant amount of precipitation, sometimes unexpected; however, it rarely falls below freezing. Having an umbrella handy is recommended.

Portland Attraction Information

Portland offers many activities and attractions for families to enjoy all year long. The Oregon Zoo, Museum of Science and Industry, and city tours are among a long list of things to do while in Portland. When you search for flights to Portland on Orbitz.com, check out the offers on the many attractions to explore.

Flights from Modesto to Portland - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Modesto to Portland now?

If you're puzzled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from Modesto to Portland, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Modesto to Portland?

Yes, you can jet from Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) to Portland, OR Airport (PDX-Portland Intl.) with Alaska Airlines, the only airline with nonstop services on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Modesto to Portland?

It can take just 1 hour and 25 minutes to fly from SMF to Portland Airport. Take a seat and enjoy the journey, because you'll be coming in to land before long.

What airlines fly from Modesto to Portland most frequently?

Alaska Airlines operates the most services from Modesto to Portland, with 91 flights every month.

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

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 Portland 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 Portland with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Portland 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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