The cheapest times to fly from PEK to AMS are

  • February 5th to July 1st (except the weeks of April 30th, June 4th, and June 11th)
  • 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 PEK to AMS is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1105 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $566 for Monday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $581 to $750 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $588. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $800. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $211 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $621 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to AMS flight.

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

PEK to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to AMS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AMS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. 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 $45 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $626. Return trip prices are from the AMS 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 AMS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from PEK to AMS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 0.64% less expensive than AMS
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to BRU flights


Flight Hacking PEK to AMS

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 PEK to AMS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $19 (2.98%)

See PEK to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4863 miles or 7826 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to AMS flight is about 9 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Amsterdam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from PEK to AMS.


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 AMS
Destination airport name Schiphol Airport
City Amsterdam
Country the Netherlands
Latitude 52.3
Longitude 4.8


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