The cheapest times to fly from ATL to PEK are

  • January 22nd to April 15th (except the week of January 29th)
  • 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 ATL to PEK is early September. Prices can be as high as $1582 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $550 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $575 to $1348 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $573. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1401. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $827 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $917 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to PEK flight.

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

ATL to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to PEK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 to Beijing, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $105 (11%) 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 $891. Return trip prices are from the PEK to ATL 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 ATL to PEK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL 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 ATL to PEK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (ATL > MCO > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $208 (22.7%)

See ATL to MCO flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (ATL > DEN > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $774
  • Average savings: $143 (15.55%)

See ATL to DEN flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (ATL > BOS > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $831
  • Average savings: $86 (9.38%)

See ATL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Frontier, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7169 miles or 11537 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to PEK flight is about 13 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from ATL to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

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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