The cheapest times to fly from MSO to PEK are

  • February 12th to April 29th (except the week of March 12th)
  • 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 MSO to PEK is early November. Prices can be as high as $2085 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $509 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Missoula, MT (MSO) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $518 to $1522 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $537. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1508. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $971 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $804 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSO to PEK flight.

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

MSO to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSO to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Missoula. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $167 (17%) 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 $803. Return trip prices are from the PEK to MSO 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 MSO to PEK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MSO > LAX > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $797
  • Average savings: $8 (0.93%)

See MSO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, China Southern, CSA, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5665 miles or 9117 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSO to PEK flight is about 11 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Missoula, MT and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from MSO to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSO
Origination airport name Missoula International Airport
City Missoula, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 46.9
Longitude -114.1

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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