Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Portland in 2019

Flight information Vancouver to Portland

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 406 kilometers

1h 9min

Most popular airline last month

Air Canada


1 airport

Flight Information

There are many nonstop flights from Vancouver to Portland, as well as flights with connections. United, Air Canada, and American Airlines have nonstop flights to Portland from Vancouver. United flights have connections in San Francisco. Air Canada flights have connections in Calgary. Alaska Airlines flights have connections in Seattle. Delta's Vancouver to Portland flights have connections in Seattle.

Terminal Information for Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport is located about 12 km from downtown. There are two terminals: the Main Terminal and the South Terminal. There is a section of the Main Terminal for international flights.

Train service is available from the city centre to the airport on the Canada Line, with a trip time of about 30 minutes. The train will arrive in between the two terminals; U.S.-bound flights are to the left when exiting the train.

Vancouver has a zone-based flat rate fare system for taxis to and from the airport. The fare from the city centre is about CA$28-35, depending on the exact location.

Terminal Information for Portland International Airport

Portland International Airport is about 19 km from downtown. There is one terminal with two sections that are referred to as North Terminal and South Terminal. Portland's airport is known for winning customer satisfaction awards and for its unique restaurants. There are 29 restaurants in a variety of cuisines at Portland International Airport, mostly consisting of favorite local eateries that can also be found in the city centre. The airport also has outposts of some of Portland's best-known retail stores, including Powell's Books and Made in Oregon.

There is one currency exchange facility at Portland International Airport, located at Concourse D. Portland International Airport is connected to the city centre via MAX light rail train. There is a station located on the south end of the baggage claim area. The Red Line goes downtown and the trip takes about 40 minutes. The fare is about CA$3.40 for adults and CA$1.70 for children. The taxi fare from the airport to downtown Portland is about CA$47. The trip takes about 20 minutes, although traffic conditions can cause it to take up to 45 minutes.

What You Need to Know

Canadian passport holders do not need a visa for trips to the U.S. In addition to a valid passport, travellers should carry an additional government-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license. Passengers should check in three hours before the scheduled departure time for international flights from Vancouver International Airport.

What to Expect in Portland

Vancouver and Portland are both in the Pacific time zone, so there is no time difference between them. In terms of weather, both cities have mild, oceanic climates with Mediterranean features — the winters are cool with mostly overcast skies, with or without rainfall, and the summers are warm and dry. Portland's attractions include the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Washington Park, Lan Su Chinese Garden, the Oregon Zoo, the Old Portland Underground, and Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Portland is also known for its thriving restaurant scene. Locally-sourced organic foods and craft cocktails are hallmarks of the city's dining culture.

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