The cheapest times to fly from LED to PEK are

  • February 12th to June 3rd
  • October 15th to December 16th

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 LED to PEK is early April. Prices can be as high as $777 for Saturday flights during mid to late September, or as low as $322 for Tuesday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from St. Petersburg (LED) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $327 to $626 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $328. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late September, with an average price of $615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $288 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $440 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LED to PEK flight.

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

LED to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LED to PEK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Saint Petersburg. 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 Friday the cheapest day to fly back into LED. 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 $82 (15%) 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 $414. Return trip prices are from the PEK to LED 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 LED to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $409
  • Average savings: $32 (7.16%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, Asiana, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Nordstar, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Smartwings, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan, Ural Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3763 miles or 6056 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LED to PEK flight is about 7 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Petersburg and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 98 available flights from LED to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LED
Origination airport name Pulkovo Airport
City St. Petersburg
Country Russia
Latitude 59.8
Longitude 30.3

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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