The cheapest times to fly from LHR to PEK are

  • January 22nd to April 1st (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • October 22nd 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 LHR to PEK is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $888 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $409 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from London (LHR) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $434 to $775 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $446. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $823. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $377 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $492 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to PEK flight.

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

LHR to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to PEK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. 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 depart and return on this flight. 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 $58 (9%) 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 $520. Return trip prices are from the PEK to LHR 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 LHR to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 6 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $491
  • Average savings: $1 (0.2%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 45 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, Beijing Capital, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Pakistan, Qantas, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Shenzhen, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5066 miles or 8153 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to PEK flight is about 10 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 112 available flights from LHR to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

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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