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 $615.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Beijing from United States when booking 0 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Beijing for around $793 when searching 0 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 $578 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 Capital Airport (15 mi from Beijing city center) or 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. 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 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. 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. All travelers arriving in China must present a QR code generated from a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival. The form can be obtained before departure at http://health.customsapp.com/. Alongside the form, travelers must present a negative test for COVID-19 taken within 3 days before travel. Chinese nationals arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, the Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom or the United States must declare their health status for 14 days in the Wechat program "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 to generate this code: Bangladesh, Chad, Egypt, Iran, Kenya, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand or Turkey. All travelers who are arriving from or have transited through the following countries must have a COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 5 days before departure: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, Egypt, Guinea, Iran, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malta, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Russia, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda or Zimbabwe. The same applies to travelers who have been in the Maldives or United Kingdom (from August 21), Senegal (from August 24) or Belarus (from August 28). 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.