The cheapest times to fly from PEK to ATH are

  • February 5th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 23rd)
  • June 18th to July 1st
  • October 8th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 ATH is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1184 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $583 for Thursday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Athens

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Athens (ATH) will usually cost between $598 to $781 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 $600. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $865. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $265 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $616 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to ATH flight.

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

PEK to ATH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to ATH 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

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ATH, 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 $33 (5%) 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 $636. Return trip prices are from the ATH 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 ATH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Baltic, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4726 miles or 7606 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to ATH flight is about 9 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Athens?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from PEK to ATH.


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 ATH
Destination airport name Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
City Athens
Country Greece
Latitude 37.9
Longitude 23.9


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