The cheapest times to fly from JFK to PEK are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • 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 JFK to PEK is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1121 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $442 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $460 to $1005 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 $461. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1031. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $569 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $670 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to PEK flight.

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

JFK to PEK Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEK, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Fridays 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 $48 (7%) 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 $657. Return trip prices are from the PEK to JFK 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 JFK to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 42 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6821 miles or 10977 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to PEK flight is about 13 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 96 available flights from JFK to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JFK
Origination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8

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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