Flight times and fares for SFO, LAX, San Jose and Portland released

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area on Wednesday announced winter air schedules and fares, including the new flight to and from San Francisco International.

The flights, to and from San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose and Portland, begin Dec. 16, according to a news release Tuesday from Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.

United Airlines will offer non-stop service from San Francisco International to Mammoth Yosemite Airport. Flights will be operated by United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines, using 66-seat CRJ700 regional jets. Flights start at $188 round-trip.

The flights will leave San Francisco at 3:30 p.m., arriving in Mammoth at 4:46. Flights going the other way depart Mammoth at 5:27 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 6:40 pm.

Horizon Air, meanwhile, will twice daily nonstop from Los Angeles, daily nonstop service from San Jose and direct (same-plane, one-stop) service from Portland.

Horizon will operate all flights to Mammoth with 76-seat Bombardier Q400s. Prices begin at $59 each way from San Jose and Los Angeles, and $109 each way from Portland.

The flights from LAX will leave at 9:40 a.m. (arriving Mammoth 10:48 a.m.) and 4:40 p.m. (arriving 5:48 p.m.) Monday through Friday. On Saturdays and Sundays, the LAX flights will leave at 11:35 p.m. (arriving 12:43 p.m.) and 4:40 p.m. Flights going the other way depart Mammoth at 1:55 p.m. Monday through Friday (arriving 3:04 p.m.) and 6:20 p.m. (arriving 7:29 p.m.) On Saturdays and Sundays, flights leave Mammoth at 4:35 p.m. (arriving 5:44 p.m.) and 6:20 p.m.

On the San Jose leg, flights will depart for Mammoth at 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (arriving 1:25 p.m.) and 3:10 p.m. on the weekends (arriving 4:05 p.m.). Going the other way to San Jose, the flights leave Mammoth at 11:20 p.m. Monday through Friday (arriving 12:20 p.m.) and 1:15 p.m. on the weekends (arriving 2:15 p.m.)

On the Portland leg, the flights leave for Mammoth at 9:55 a.m. Monday through Friday (arriving 1:25 p.m.) and 12:20 p.m. on the weekend (arriving 4:05 p.m.). The return flight to Portland leaves Mammoth at 11:20 a.m. Monday through Friday, (arriving 2:47 p.m.) and 1:15 p.m. on the weekends (arriving 4:50 p.m.)