The cheapest times to fly from CMB to PEK are
- February 12th to April 1st
- April 16th to June 17th
- October 22nd to December 31st
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 CMB to PEK is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1620 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $389 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Beijing
Flying from Colombo (CMB) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $445 to $1160 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $468. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $967. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $499 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $559 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMB to PEK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMB to PEK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CMB to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Colombo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $180 (25%) 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 $516. Return trip prices are from the PEK to CMB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from CMB to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking CMB 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 CMB to PEK — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $459
- Average savings: $101 (17.98%)
- Price for both tickets: $553
- Average savings: $7 (1.16%)
- Price for both tickets: $558
- Average savings: $2 (0.27%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CMB to PEK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, THAI, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3208 miles or 5163 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CMB to PEK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMB to PEK flight is about 6 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Colombo and Beijing?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from CMB to PEK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport|
|Destination airport name||Capital International Airport|
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