The cheapest times to fly from CAN to PEK are

  • July 16th to January 21st (except the week of October 1st)

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 CAN to PEK is mid October. Prices can be as high as $682 for Monday flights during early May, or as low as $322 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $421 to $682 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $409. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $672. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $630 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to PEK flight.

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

CAN to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Beijing, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $10 (2%) 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 $591. Return trip prices are from the PEK to CAN 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 CAN to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 5 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 CAN to PEK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Binhai Airport (TSN) in Tianjin

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PEK
  • Usually 2.78% less expensive than PEK
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to TSN flights


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

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (CAN > KUL > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $433
  • Average savings: $197 (31.22%)

See CAN to KUL flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (CAN > DMK > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $492
  • Average savings: $138 (21.84%)

See CAN to DMK flights

Hack #3: Manila (CAN > MNL > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $500
  • Average savings: $130 (20.65%)

See CAN to MNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Beijing Capital, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, EVA Air, FlexFlight, Hainan, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, MIAT, Philippine Airlines, S7, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, THAI, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1168 miles or 1880 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to PEK flight is about 3 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from CAN to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAN
Origination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3

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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