Cheap Flights to Portland

Cheap Flights to Portland International Airport

Portland, the largest city in the state of Oregon, serves as a prime example of green living with its emphasis on bicycling, public transit, and farm-fresh food. Portland International Airport (PDX) is the largest airport in the state, located 19km from downtown Portland. Many airlines offer nonstop flights from Canadian cities to PDX, like Air Canada and Alaska Airlines. To find the cheapest flight prices from these and other airlines, try using Skyscanner's helpful flight search tools.

What to See and Do in Portland

The city of Portland has a very generous amount of parks and greenspace to explore and enjoy. Some of the best places to discover include the Portland Japanese Garden, the Tryon Creek State Natural Area, and Forest Park. Portland is also home to an extinct volcano which can be explored in Mount Tabor Park.

The fun and family friendly Oregon Museum of Science and Industry offers interactive exhibits connected to various scientific fields like chemistry, physics, and astronomy. Portland's biggest art museum is the Portland Art Museum, which features Native American, Northwestern, and Asian art exhibits.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Portland International Airport

The summers in Portland are generally warm and dry, with rain and cool temperatures in the winter. The spring and fall seasons are usually mild and cloudy. If you want the best chance at a non-rainy visit, you'll want to plan your vacation between March and October.

One of Portland's most celebrated festivals is the Portland Rose Festival, which generally takes place in June. The floral festival includes events like parades, fireworks, carnival rides, and Dragon boat races. If you know when you want to visit the city, set a Skyscanner Price Alert so you can monitor ticket prices and get the best deal.

Portland International Airport Facilities

Portland International Airport offers dozens of dining options, including popular chains like McDonalds and Starbucks. For shopping, there are a couple of newsstands as well as locally owned gifts shops and chains like Columbia Sportswear and Nike. ATMs and a Travelex currency exchange location will take care of your financial needs. Portland International also offers free Wi-Fi.

There is a ground transportation center outside of baggage claim with staff who can assist you with taxi or shuttle services. A light rail system operates from the airport to downtown Portland and tickets can be purchased directly in the airport. Five rental car companies operate on site, including Avis and Hertz.

Tips for Travelling to Portland International Airport

If you're a passenger at PDX, you'll want to save time in your schedule for exploring some of the airport's unique features. Recently, Portland International Airport opened a small independent movie theatre.  The theatre shows short films by local filmmakers, with free admission. These films serve as a great introduction to Oregon culture. If you visit, be aware that you may have to stand - the theatre only has 17 seats!

Another unique feature within Portland International Airport is Distillery House Spirits. Not only does the Distillery sell alcohol, they also offer classes so passengers can learn about their products.

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