The cheapest times to fly from PEK to BCN are

  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • October 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of January 22nd and January 29th)

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 BCN is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1594 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $538 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Barcelona

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Barcelona (BCN) will usually cost between $538 to $940 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $546. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $997. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $451 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $619 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to BCN flight.

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

PEK to BCN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to BCN 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 $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BCN, and Wednesday 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 $57 (8%) 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 $634. Return trip prices are from the BCN 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 BCN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking PEK to BCN

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 BCN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $596
  • Average savings: $23 (3.72%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 35 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Ural Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5476 miles or 8813 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to BCN flight is about 10 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Barcelona?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from PEK to BCN.


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 BCN
Destination airport name Barcelona Airport
City Barcelona
Country Spain
Latitude 41.3
Longitude 2.1


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