The cheapest times to fly from PEK to VIE are

  • early to mid January
  • February 5th to July 1st (except the weeks of April 23rd and April 30th)
  • November 5th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 PEK to VIE is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1357 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $603 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Vienna

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Vienna (VIE) will usually cost between $629 to $852 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $621. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $954. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $333 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $649 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to VIE flight.

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

PEK to VIE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to VIE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VIE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. Saturdays 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 $44 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $664. Return trip prices are from the VIE to PEK 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 PEK to VIE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from PEK to VIE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from VIE
  • Usually 9.24% less expensive than VIE
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to BUD flights


Flight Hacking PEK to VIE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PEK to VIE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (PEK > DME > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $588
  • Average savings: $62 (9.48%)

See PEK to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vienna International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4631 miles or 7453 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to VIE flight is about 9 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Vienna?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from PEK to VIE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code VIE
Destination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6


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