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The cheapest times to fly from OAK to PDX are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from OAK to PDX is early December. Prices can be as high as $801 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $149 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $154 to $326 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $468. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $310 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $196 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to PDX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the OAK to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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OAK to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $61 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $187. Return trip prices are from the PDX to OAK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OAK to PDX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OAK to PDX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 544 miles or 875 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OAK to PDX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to PDX flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from OAK to PDX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeOAK
Origination airport nameMetropolitan Oakland International Airport
CityOakland, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.7
Longitude-122.2

Return Airport

Destination codePDX
Destination airport namePortland International Airport
CityPortland, OR
Countrythe United States
Latitude45.6
Longitude-122.6

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from OAK to PDX tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PDX heading for OAK about 8 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Portland, OR is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 7 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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