The cheapest times to fly from SJC to PEK are

  • February 5th to April 8th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 SJC to PEK is early November. Prices can be as high as $1265 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $464 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $494 to $1003 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $497. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1118. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $622 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $586 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to PEK flight.

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

SJC to PEK Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. 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 $78 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $602. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SJC 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 SJC to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5928 miles or 9540 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to PEK flight is about 11 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from SJC to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJC
Origination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9

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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