The cheapest times to fly from PEK to ATL are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 ATL is early November. Prices can be as high as $1500 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $631 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Atlanta

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $631 to $1377 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 $631. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1430. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $799 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $806 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to ATL flight.

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

PEK to ATL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to ATL flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 to Atlanta, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $105 (11%) 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 $818. Return trip prices are from the ATL 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 ATL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 53 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from PEK to ATL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from ATL
  • Usually 1.49% less expensive than ATL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to MGM flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from ATL
  • Usually 1.36% less expensive than ATL
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to BHM flights


Flight Hacking PEK to ATL

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 ATL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PEK > BOS > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $790
  • Average savings: $17 (2.05%)

See PEK to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (PEK > LAX > ATL)

  • Price for both tickets: $799
  • Average savings: $7 (0.87%)

See PEK to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Frontier, Hainan, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7169 miles or 11537 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to ATL flight is about 13 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Atlanta, GA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from PEK to ATL.


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 ATL
Destination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4


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