Question : If punctuality is required for you to book a flight, which airline is your best bet?
Answer : Alaska Airlines will have you to SFO on time 82% of the time. Spend as little time in an airport as necessary by flying with Alaska Airlines. Note that if they do have a delay, it usually lasts about 20-30 minutes.
Question : What day in the next four weeks has the best fares?
Answer : Since low prices are preferred, look at January 29th. As of January 16th, the cheapest ticket sales are coming in 13% below the average price for this route, so you can spend that extra cash on a fun experience in San Francisco.
Question : How long are most people's visits to San Francisco when they fly in from Portland?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly six days.
Question : Are prices changing frequently for this route?
Answer : Prices for this trip tend to fluctuate much more than others. Prices tend to be lower the further out you book.
Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : For the month of February, the cheapest day to fly is Wednesday. Being flexible with your travel days garners you even more savings during your booking.
Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get to San Francisco as quickly as possible?
Answer : Virgin America can get you there in 1 hour and 45 minutes. For example, if you were to leave Portland at 6:40 AM, you would arrive in San Francisco at 8:25 AM PST.
Question : Which airline is least likely to get you to SFO on time?
Answer : Priester Aviation flights from PDX to SFO are delayed 100% of the time. If you're on Priester Aviation, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight's status.