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Flights to Beijing

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Last minute flights to Beijing

Departure Wed, 27 Nov Return Sat, 30 Nov
LGW London
PEK Beijing
return from £301
Departure Sun, 24 Nov Return Sat, 30 Nov
MAN Manchester
PEK Beijing
return from £347
Departure Thu, 28 Nov Return Wed, 04 Dec
BHX Birmingham
PEK Beijing
return from £329
Departure Mon, 25 Nov Return Mon, 09 Dec
EDI Edinburgh
PEK Beijing
return from £338
Popular flight routes to Beijing
London - Beijing
return from £305
Manchester - Beijing
return from £352
Birmingham - Beijing
return from £329
Edinburgh - Beijing
return from £338
Glasgow - Beijing
return from £406
Newcastle - Beijing
return from £346

Trips to Beijing

Beijing travel

The capital of the People's Republic of China, Beijing, is the country's cultural, political and economic centre, located in the northern region close to Tianjin within the Hebei Province. As one of the six ancient cities in China, it has been a focal point for centuries. Trips to Beijing reveal a fusion of the old and new, and the city has a wide variety of fascinating sights and attractions; from iconic palaces and temples to the expanse of Tiananmen Square and the colossal Great Wall of China, while dazzling skyscrapers and buzzing shopping malls show Beijing's modern edge. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Beijing!

Things to do and places to see in Beijing

Beijing is a sprawling metropolis split into various districts. For a taste of Beijing's history, head to the Dong Cheng district and discover historical landmarks including Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Shopaholics can head to the shopping malls and markets around Wang Fu Jing and Chong Wen districts. Nearby, the central business district is formed of upmarket hotels and towering skyscrapers. One of the other highlights of any visit to Beijing is dining, ranging from traditional Chinese dishes to modern haute cuisine.

When visiting Beijing, be sure to:

  • Visit the imperial palaces of the Forbidden City, which is over 500 years old
  • Walk around the vast Tiananmen Square and visit Mao's mausoleum
  • Uncover the intricacies of typical Taoist architecture in action at the Temple of Heaven
  • Spend a day at the Great Wall of China, one of China's most emblematic sights
  • Taste delicious Beijing (Peking) roast duck
  • Sample crayfish and hot pot along the atmospheric Guijie (Ghost Street) in the Dongzhimennei Dajie
  • Hit the street markets and shopping malls around Wang Fu Jing and Chong Wen
  • Visit the imperial gardens of the Summer Palace
  • See the narrow lanes and traditional houses of the Hutongs
  • Watch a Beijing Opera, one of China's cultural treasures
  • Embrace the nightlife around the Tianqiao area, or head to bars in the San Li Tun district, popular with ex-pats
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Beijing airports

There is one main international airport that passengers may land at when they take flights to Beijing, known as Beijing Capital International Airport.

  • Beijing Capital International Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Beijing Airport including: Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airline.


    Beijing Capital International Airport is approximately 20 miles northeast of the centre of Beijing.

    Transport options

    An airport shuttle runs between the airport and a variety of stations throughout the city. The Express Railway runs via Terminals 2 and 3, connecting with Sanyuanqiao Station (for subway line 10) and Dongzhimen (for subway lines 2 and 13). The Airport Community Bus operates a service to Shunyi District. Taxis are available in arrivals. There is a free shuttle service that links the terminals.

FAQ's about Beijing

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Beijing?
The top month to book flights to Beijing is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Beijing flights is August. In third place: September. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Beijing, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Beijing?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Beijing is... August. The next best month to travel to Beijing is September. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Beijing. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Beijing is February.
🕑 How long before a flight to Beijing should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Beijing, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Beijing departing from over 27 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Beijing at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Beijing’s airport?
Beijing is served by 3 airport[s]. Capital Intl Apt operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 27 cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Beijing’s airport from the city centre?
Beijing’s airport Capital Intl Apt is located 14 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Beijing’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.44 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Capital Intl Apt , for example, the average price for the ride to Beijing centre is around 1.44 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Beijing. Pick your preferred car type and get from Capital Intl Apt to Beijing city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Beijing city centre?
There are many ways to get from Capital Intl Apt to central Beijing:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Capital Intl Apt to Beijing city centre when driving is 35 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Beijing?
If you are going to Beijing, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 3.32 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 22.11 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 3.87 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 1.49 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.65 GBP
  • - Coffee: 3.43 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.41 GBP
  • - Water: 0.26 GBP

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