The cheapest times to fly from ATH to PEK are

  • June 4th to July 1st (except the week of June 11th)
  • October 22nd to April 15th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 ATH to PEK is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $806 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $543 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Athens (ATH) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $544 to $693 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $546. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $724. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $178 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $567 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATH to PEK flight.

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

ATH to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATH to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Athens. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEK, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ATH. 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 $33 (5%) 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 $580. Return trip prices are from the PEK to ATH 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 ATH to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATH to PEK

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 ATH to PEK — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $509
  • Average savings: $58 (10.23%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Olympic, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4726 miles or 7606 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATH to PEK flight is about 9 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Athens and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from ATH to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATH
Origination airport name Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
City Athens
Country Greece
Latitude 37.9
Longitude 23.9

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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