The cheapest times to fly from PEK to ALA are

  • February 12th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 12th)
  • May 21st to August 12th
  • October 8th to October 28th

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 PEK to ALA is early August. Prices can be as high as $658 for Friday flights during mid January, or as low as $430 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Almaty

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Almaty (ALA) will usually cost between $446 to $535 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $442. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid January, with an average price of $555. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $112 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $496 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to ALA flight.

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

PEK to ALA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to ALA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Almaty, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $17 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $474. Return trip prices are from the ALA to PEK 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 PEK to ALA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Asiana, Azerbaijan Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Emirates, Hainan, S7, Shenzhen, Turkmenistan, Ural Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2033 miles or 3272 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to ALA flight is about 4 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Almaty?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from PEK to ALA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PEK
Origination airport name Capital International Airport
City Beijing
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 116.6

Return Airport

Destination code ALA
Destination airport name Almaty Airport
City Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 77


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