Driving from San Francisco to Portland

Plan your driving trip from San Francisco to Portland online with the free trip planner from TripIt. Organize maps, driving directions, and route detail.

Print out driving directions ahead of time, or access driving directions on your mobile phone. Create your free account.

Driving Routes from San Francisco to Portland

I-5 North: Driving time is about 10 hours.
US 101-North and I-5 North: Driving time is about 13 hours.

Driving Directions from San Francisco to Portland

# Depart US-101 / Van Ness Ave0.1 miles
# 2Turn right onto McAllister St0.3 miles
# 3Turn right onto Hyde St0.1 miles
# 4Road name changes to 8th St0.6 miles
# 5Turn left onto Bryant St0.0 milesMERCEDES-BENZ on the corner
# 6Take ramp left for I-80 East / James Lick Skyway toward Oakland11.6 miles
# 7Keep left to stay on I-80 East / Eastshore Fwy43.1 miles

* Stop for toll booth

# 8At exit 56, take ramp right for I-505 North toward Redding / Winters34.3 miles
# 9Keep straight onto I-5 North537.5 miles

* Entering Oregon

# 10Bear right onto I-5 TRUCK North0.4 miles
# 11Keep straight onto I-5 North5.6 miles
# 12At exit 299B, take ramp left for SW Harbor Dr toward Naito Pkwy. / Japanese-American Hist. Plaza1.0 miles
# 13Turn left onto SW Naito Pkwy0.0 miles
# 14Arrive at Portland, OR0.0 miles