The cheapest times to fly from ORD to PEK are

  • January 22nd to April 29th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 3rd to September 30th (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 15th to December 2nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ORD to PEK is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1420 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $499 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $503 to $1079 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $525. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1168. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $644 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $631 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to PEK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to PEK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ORD to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $156 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $619. Return trip prices are from the PEK to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to PEK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6562 miles or 10560 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ORD to PEK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to PEK flight is about 12 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from ORD to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORD
Origination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code PEK
Destination airport name Capital International Airport
City Beijing
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 116.6


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