The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Beijing from Qingdao for $95. This is 90% 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 month of September is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Beijing from United States, with most prices found around $591. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of September, then book flights to Beijing from United States during October instead. Flights to Beijing in October, while not as cheap as those in September, still average around $631.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Beijing from United States when booking 60 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Beijing for around $827 when searching 60 days out. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Beijing at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $465 in the past 72 hours.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Beijing from United States is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as $766. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Beijing on Saturday is $834.
In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Beijing when you can find flight prices for as low as $654. Flying to Beijing in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Beijing are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $887. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
If you are planning a flight to Beijing and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of July and August. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Beijing, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. Those looking for a great museum with interesting exhibits should take time out of their trip to Beijing to go see Forbidden City. Forbidden City is particularly popular with tourists when the weather in Beijing is not ideal. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Wangfujing Street.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Beijing area find that parks like Chaoyang Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Beijing in April, May, or September.
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 (28 mi from Beijing city center).
You can find deals at Beijing Daxing Intl Airport for $969pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, China travel restrictions include travel to Beijing. Entry restrictions
China has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except Chinese nationals, Hong Kong, Macau, or Taiwan passport holders, and travelers with diplomatic, service, courtesy, or C visas, or visas issued after March 28, 2020. Foreign nationals with residence permit with the purpose of work, personal matter and reunion can re-enter China. Holders of expired residence permits can apply for a new one. Foreign nationals coming to the mainland of China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities, or out of emergency humanitarian needs may apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulates.Entry requirements
Foreign nationals must complete a "Health Declaration Form" and present upon arrival. Chinese nationals arriving from Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Colombia, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam or Zambia must have a green QR code with a must declare their health status for 14 days in the WeChat app "FANG YI JIAN KANG MA GUO JI BAN". A green QR code generated from the program must be presented before departure. Chinese nationals arriving from the following countries will need a COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued within 3 days prior to departure to generate this code. Foreign nationals arriving from the abovementioned countries must have a Health Declaration Form issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate. The form can be obtained with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days before departure Travelers arriving from Taiwan must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. Travelers arriving from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Syria, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, US or Zimbabwe must have a green QR code with a must declare their health status for 14 days in the WeChat app "FANG YI JIAN KANG MA GUO JI BAN". A green QR code generated from the program must be presented before departure. Travelers arriving from the following countries will need a COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued within 48 hours and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 48 hours prior departure prior to departure to generate this code. Travelers not arriving directly in China must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new Health Declaration Form in each transit country. Foreign nationals arriving from the abovementioned countries must have a Health Declaration Form issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate. The form can be obtained with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) nucleic acid test result issued at most 48 hours before departure and a negative IgM anti-body test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. Travelers not arriving directly in China must repeat both tests in the transit countries and obtain a new Health Declaration Form in each transit country.Quarantine requirements
Travelers arriving at Beijing (PEK), Guangzhou (CAN), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Shenzhen (SZX) or Xiamen (XMN) are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. Airline crew with a layover at the above airports must undergo NAT inside the passenger terminal, then self-isolate at their hotel temporarily before acquiring the NAT results.If you are planning to travel to Beijing at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.