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About Flights to Beijing

Summary info about Beijing flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

16h 45m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Beijing from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £414 (London Heathrow to Beijing Capital).
The best return flight price to Beijing from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £1,189 (London Stansted to Beijing Capital).
The fastest flight to Beijing from United Kingdom takes 16h 45m (London Heathrow to Beijing Capital).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Beijing, including Japan Airlines, China Airlines and Egypt Air.

Cheapest flights to Beijing airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Beijing airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Beijing Capital Airport


London (LON) to Beijing Capital Airport (PEK)

Typically, flights to Beijing from London are cheaper when flying from London to Beijing Capital, which has an average price of £799

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO BEIJING FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember42% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Beijing costs on average just £606 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO BEIJING FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMarch57% more expensiveIt costs about £1,628 for flights to Beijing from London Heathrow Airport in March
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO BEIJING FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTAugust326% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Beijing from London Heathrow Airport in August than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Beijing?

Taking a trip from the United Kingdom with flights to Beijing, China, can have quite varied travel times. Taking off from Heathrow, London, and flying to Beijing Capital International Airport can take from 20 hours 30 minutes to over 48 hours, depending on how many stops you have chosen and how long your wait for the flight change is. Beijing flight deals are available from most regions of England, including Manchester in the north. From Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland, flight deals to Beijing fly via Heathrow. It is advised that you check the facilities for the airports scheduled for your changes before you travel.

All flight deals to Beijing from the United Kingdom have a minimum of two stops for changing flights. Many people choose to extend their journey by stopping for one or two days in one of the stopover cities. With the likes of Copenhagen, Toronto, and Shanghai among the options, scheduling a minibreak is a brilliant way to create more great memories.

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Beijing from Nanchang for £185. This is 92% cheaper than most flight deals to Beijing. To find the cheapest price to Beijing from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The cheapest month to fly to Beijing from United Kingdom is in April. Flight prices, which tend to average around £637, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you are unable to visit Beijing during the month of April, then departing from United Kingdom during the month May is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around £642.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Beijing. During this timeframe, flight prices are around £940.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Beijing is on a Friday. Travellers who choose to depart for Beijing on a Friday will often find tickets for as low as £926. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Wednesday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Beijing on Wednesday is £1,648.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Beijing is in the afternoon. Flights from United Kingdom to Beijing during this time can be as low as £720. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £1,973.

When planning your flight to Beijing, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of July or August could carry a higher chance of rain, as Beijing sees up to 5.1 inches (130 mm) or more. There are still things to do in Beijing even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. While in Beijing you will find Forbidden City nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centres in the area, like Wangfujing Street.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Beijing is possible. If you are planning a flight to Beijing, consider booking flights to Beijing Daxing Intl Airport (27 mi from Beijing city centre).

You can find deals at Beijing Daxing Intl Airport for £2,300pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Yes, you can get a flight to Beijing Capital airport in Beijing (17.9 mi from Haidian).

The airport which is nearest to China International Exhibition Center is Beijing Capital. It is 11.0 mi away and is in Beijing.

Beijing flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Beijing found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
21 Dec
STN15:35London Stansted
34h 10m
2 stops
PEK01:45Beijing Capital
7 Jan
PEK19:30Beijing Capital
48h 00m
3 stops
STN19:30London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
21 Dec
STN15:35London Stansted
34h 10m
2 stops
PEK01:45Beijing Capital
7 Jan
PEK19:30Beijing Capital
30h 30m
2 stops
STN02:00London Stansted
China Airlines
1 Dec
LHR10:45London Heathrow
43h 20m
2 stops
PEK06:05Beijing Capital
13 Dec
PEK15:25Beijing Capital
22h 20m
2 stops
LHR13:45London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
2 Nov
31h 35m
3 stops
PEK12:10Beijing Capital
30 Nov
PEK15:10Beijing Capital
18h 30m
1 stop
Multiple Airlines
5 Nov
31h 35m
3 stops
PEK11:10Beijing Capital
28 Mar
PEK16:10Beijing Capital
27h 40m
2 stops
Multiple Airlines
2 Nov
29h 00m
2 stops
PEK06:55Beijing Capital
30 Nov
PEK15:10Beijing Capital
18h 30m
1 stop

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Beijing

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Beijing, view some of our deals below provided by Egypt Air and Etihad Airways
Egypt Air
12 Dec
LHR17:30London Heathrow
32h 15m
1 stop
PEK01:45Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
14 Nov
STN01:30London Stansted
33h 40m
3 stops
PEK11:10Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
2 Nov
STN02:30London Stansted
33h 40m
3 stops
PEK12:10Beijing Capital

Which airlines fly to Beijing?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Beijing

Which airlines fly to Beijing?

China Southern is the airline most momondo users in United Kingdom opt for when booking flights to Beijing. KLM, British Airways and Hainan Airlines are also popular choices when flying to Beijing from United Kingdom. Most major airlines flying from United Kingdom to Beijing will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

Cathay Pacific Flights to Beijing

Cathay Pacific will jet to Beijing around 7 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Cathay Pacific, but prices as low as £496 have been found from Manchester to Beijing. Cathay Pacific has scored 8.1/10 in momondo user reviews.

Air France Flights to Beijing

Air France flights to Beijing can start from as low as £352 (round-trip, from Birmingham, found in the last 72 hours). Over 1 flight that Air France operates to Beijing in a normal week, prices can vary significantly. The most popular Air France flight to Beijing is from Paris Charles de Gaulle. Air France has been rated 7.6/10 by momondo users, in 204 reviews.

Airports near Beijing

Below you will find all the airports in Beijing along with their distance from the city centre

How to get to the city centre of Beijing from the airport

At just a few miles from Beijing Capital International Airport to the city centre, it can take between 40-50 minutes to get there by car, depending on traffic. Taxis are available from the ranks outside each terminal. There are taxi services that can be booked in advance; it’s worth checking online for details. The Airport Express Route train service is the quickest way into the city. Travelling from Terminal 3 to Dongzhimen via Terminal 2 in about half an hour. car hires are available; however, check the advice regarding the validity of your driving license as it must be valid in China. Check with the car hire company before travelling.

Popular routes to Beijing

Most frequently searched flights to Beijing along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Glasgow to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time39h 25m
Cheapest price£1,598
Cardiff to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time29h 45m
Cheapest price£4,086
Southampton to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time16h 35m
Cheapest price£3,459
Aberdeen to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time40h 30m
Cheapest price£1,771
Bristol to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time56h 50m
Cheapest price£6,268
Birmingham to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time31h 35m
Cheapest price£1,488
Belfast to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time33h 10m
Cheapest price£1,298
Paris to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest price£4,237
Newcastle upon Tyne to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time60h 15m
Cheapest price£3,429
Istanbul to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time72h 40m
Cheapest price£24,930
Exeter to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time21h 00m
Cheapest price£623
New York to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time50h 25m
Cheapest price£1,318
Bucharest to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time38h 40m
Cheapest price£1,005
London to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time29h 35m
Cheapest price£981
Amsterdam to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time27h 05m
Cheapest price£3,803
Dubai to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time54h 50m
Cheapest price£18,056
Darlington to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time41h 40m
Cheapest price£2,037
Leeds to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time30h 25m
Cheapest price£4,264
Manchester to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time28h 20m
Cheapest price£1,225
Edinburgh to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time66h 30m
Cheapest price£5,402

Visa requirements for visiting Beijing

To enter China on a British passport you will need a visa. All travelling party members over 14 years old have to make their visa application in person at a Visa Application Centre. Always check the UK government website for the latest advice for British citizens travelling to China. It is also advised that you check the government of China’s website to be up to date with the country’s visa policy.

Start planning your trip to Beijing

Best things to do and see in Beijing

With over 21 million residents, the People’s Republic of China's capital city is one of the most populated cities in the world. Beijing has a deep and rich history that stretches back over 3000 years. There are so many historical sights to visit that your time will be at a premium. Booking tours in advance of your journey is always advised with many deals allowing you to skip the lines. Walk on the great wall of China at Mutianyu, Badaling or Juyong Pass. Visit the natural beauty of Jingshan Park or sit by the waters at Beihai Park. Contemplate in the calm surroundings of the Temple of Heaven or Lama Temple. Connect with the ancient times and see how a dynasty was formed with spectacular architecture and incredible history at Summer Palace and the notorious Forbidden City. The food culture of Beijing caters for every taste, from Michelin star restaurants to amazing street food. There is something for everyone in this vibrant and unique city.

Why use momondo?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Beijing.

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