Beijing Capital International Airport Travel Guide | Updated Flights to Beijing

Beijing Capital International Airport (北京首都国际机场 IATA:PEK)

Address: Jichang West Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing 北京朝阳区机场西路

Located in the northeast of Beijing, Beijing Capital Airport is about 25 km away from Tiananmen Square, the center of Beijing, and it takes at least 100 CNY to the downtown by taxi. As one of the largest and busiest international airport in the world, it serves numerous international/regional flights which connect China with almost every continent of the world. There are also lots of domestic flights from/to every provincial capital city and other major cities in China. There are three Terminals, namely the Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Terminal 1 is for domestic flights of China Southern Airlines Company only; Terminal 2 serves for China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Hainan Airlines (international flights) foreign airlines of SkyTeam, etc.; and Terminal 3 is usually for China Air, Sichuan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, and foreign airlines of Star Alliance and One World Alliance…

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Beijing Capital International Airport

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The Updated Beijing Flights - Schedules, Duration, Frequency 2020/2021

In 2018, Beijing Capital airport has served over 160 domestic and international/regional routes which connected 136 cities. Passengers can fly to Beijing normally within 1 day by nonstop/connecting flights, departing from international/regional cities, such as New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Washington, Vancouver, London, Manchester, Sydney, Melbourne, Moscow, Amsterdam, Auckland, Paris, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Frankfurt, Prague, Zurich, Vienna, Munich, Berlin, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Jeju, Bangkok, Bali, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Cairo, New Delhi, Doha, Hong Kong, Macao, Taipei, etc. Also, there are multiple domestic flights in Beijing opening to the visitors who come from/head to the other mainland cities in China including Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Guilin, Guiyang, Zhangjiajie, Huangshan, Lhasa, etc. Check the following map and schedules to learn more about flights to/off Beijing!

Map of Nonstop Flight Path to Beijing

Map of Nonstop Flight Path to Beijing (Updated in March, 2019)

International/Regional Flight to Beijing

Besides serving a great number of the domestic flights, Beijing also opens as the most important gateway city in China. Covering almost all the capital cities and other important cities in the world, flight routes to/from Beijing are hundreds to count. The followings are popular flights schedules listed by continent for your reference only. Since the flight schedule changes from time to time, please do not hesitate to contact us for more detailed information.

International Flights from Europe to Beijing

Continents Route Type Duration Frequency
Europe

Amsterdam- Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 9.5h ~ 1 day about 2 nonstop flights per day

Berlin-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 9h ~ 1 day about 1 nonstop flights per day

Frankfurt-Beijing


nonstop & connecting Flights about 9h ~ 1 day about 2 nonstop flights per day
London-Beijing
nonstop & connecting Flights about 10h ~ 1 day about 4 nonstop flights per day
Paris-Beijing
nonstop & connecting Flights about 10h ~ 1 day about 5 nonstop flights per day
North America

Los Angeles-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 12.5h ~ 1 day about 3 nonstop flights per day

Chicago-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 13.5h ~ 1 day about 2 nonstop flights per day

New York-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 13.5h ~ 1 day about 4 nonstop flights per day

San Francisco-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 12h ~ 1 day about 3 nonstop flights per day

Toronto-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 13.5h ~ 1 day about 2 nonstop flights per day
Asia

Seoul-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 2h ~ 1 day about 13 nonstop flights per day

Singapore-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 6h ~ 1 day about 6 nonstop flights per day

Tokyo-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 3.5h ~ 1 day about 10 nonstop flights per day

Bangkok-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 4.5h ~ 1 day about 3 nonstop flights per day

Hong Kong-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 3h ~ 1 day about 21 nonstop flights per day

Kuala Lumpur-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 6.5h ~ 1 day about 3 nonstop flights per day
Manila-Beijing nonstop & connecting Flights about 4.5h ~ 1 day about 4 nonstop flights per day
New Delhi-Beijing nonstop & connecting Flights about 6h ~ 1 day about 1 nonstop flights per day
Istanbul-Beijing nonstop & connecting Flights about 10h ~ 1 day about 1 nonstop flights per day
Oceania

Melbourne-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 12h ~ 1 day about 1 nonstop flights per day

Sydney-Beijing

nonstop & connecting Flights about 12h ~ 1 day about 2 nonstop flights per day

Note: Airline departure and arrival times are given in terms of the local time zone.

Beijing Domestic Flight

As the capital city of China, Beijing serves flights to/from over 120 cities in mainland China, including every provincial cities and some other 2nd or 3rd tier cities, as well as most of the famous scenic cities in China. The duration is normally from 2 hours to 5 hours. Here, we have some of popular flight routes for your reference, for more detailed information and updated flight schedules, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Domestic Flights to Beijing

Almost, every provincial city and the major scenic city are connected with multiple flights to Beijing. Besides Beijing, the other gateway cities to China include Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunming, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Chengdu with more than 20 nonstop flights taking off to Beijing, in about 2 or 3 hours.

Route Type Duration Frequency Distance (KM)

Shanghai-Beijing

nonstop about 2h ~ 2.5h over 50 flights per day 1207

Guangzhou-Beijing

nonstop about 3h ~ 3.5h over 20 flights per day 2109

Chengdu-Beijing

nonstop about 2.5h ~ 3h over 20 flights per day 1792

Kunming-Beijing

nonstop about 3h ~ 3.5h over 20 flights per day 3174

Chongqing-Beijing

nonstop about 2.5h ~ 3h over 20 flights per day 1934

Shenzhen-Beijing

nonstop about 3h ~ 3.5h over 30 flights per day 2160

Note: The flight schedules above are listed for your reference. Since the information always changes from time to time, please don't hesitate to contact us to get the updated flight schedules.

Domestic Flights from Beijing

After landing in Beijing, tourists may be confused where they can travel thereafter, for there are so many travelling options. The followings are the most frequently used and mature air routes. These popular arrival cities include Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Chongqing, Chengdu, Lhasa, Zhangjiajie, Guangzhou, Huangshan, Shenzhen, Urumqi. Except for Lhasa, you can get to all those cities within 5 hours.

Route Type Duration Frequency Distance (KM)

Beijing-Shanghai

nonstop about 2h ~ 2.5h over 50 flights per day 1207

Beijing-Xian

nonstop about 2h ~ 2.5h over 20 flights per day 1106

Beijing-Guilin

nonstop about 3h ~ 3.5h over 5 flights per day 1963

Beijing-Chongqing

nonstop about 3h ~ 3.5h over 20 flights per day 1934
Beijing-Chengdu nonstop about 3h ~ 3.5h over 30 flights per day 1792

Beijing-Lhasa

nonstop about 4.5h ~ 1d 2~8 flights per day 3696

Beijing-Zhangjiajie

nonstop 3.5h ~ 5.5h about 2 flights per day 1560
Beijing-Guangzhou nonstop 3.5h ~ 4h over 30 flights per day 2109
Beijing-Huangshan nonstop about 2h 1 flight per day 1352
Beijing-Shenzhen nonstop about 3.5h ~ 4h over 30 flights per day 2160
Beijing-Urumqi nonstop about 4h ~ 4.5h over 15 flights per day 3144

Note: The flight schedules above are listed for your reference. Since the information always changes from time to time, please don't hesitate to contact us to get the updated flight schedules.

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