The cheapest times to fly from PEK to BUF are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)

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 BUF is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1670 for Saturday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $693 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $757 to $1361 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $749. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $1414. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $666 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $858 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to BUF flight.

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

PEK to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to BUF 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 $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BUF, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Buffalo, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $927. Return trip prices are from the BUF 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 BUF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 54 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 BUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 8.63% less expensive than BUF
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to YYZ flights

Destination alternative #2: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 0.29% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to SYR flights


Flight Hacking PEK to BUF

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 BUF — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $718
  • Average savings: $140 (16.33%)

See PEK to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $790
  • Average savings: $68 (7.93%)

See PEK to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (PEK > JFK > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $826
  • Average savings: $32 (3.67%)

See PEK to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, ANA, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6621 miles or 10655 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to BUF flight is about 12 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from PEK to BUF.


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 BUF
Destination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7


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