The cheapest times to fly from PEK to BWI 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 BWI is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1500 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $608 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Baltimore

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Baltimore, MD (BWI) will usually cost between $619 to $1288 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $642. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1327. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $686 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $777 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to BWI flight.

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

PEK to BWI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to BWI 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 fly to BWI, and Monday 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 $124 (14%) 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 $775. Return trip prices are from the BWI 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 BWI 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 24 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 BWI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 4.31% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to ABE flights

Destination alternative #2: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 2.70% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to MDT flights

Destination alternative #3: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 2.64% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to PHL flights

Destination alternative #4: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 0.26% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to DCA flights

Destination alternative #5: University Park Airport (SCE) in State College, PA

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from BWI
  • Usually 1.16% less expensive than BWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to SCE flights


Flight Hacking PEK to BWI

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 BWI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PEK > LAX > BWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $756
  • Average savings: $22 (2.77%)

See PEK to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6896 miles or 11098 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to BWI flight is about 13 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Baltimore, MD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from PEK to BWI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBWI
Destination airport nameBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
CityBaltimore, MD
Countrythe United States


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