The cheapest times to fly from PEK to CIH are

  • April 2nd to October 14th

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 CIH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $1164 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $228 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Changzhi

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Changzhi (CIH) will usually cost between $228 to $1141 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $606. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1126. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $520 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1126 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to CIH flight.

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

PEK to CIH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to CIH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.13, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $518 (46%) 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 $607. Return trip prices are from the CIH 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 CIH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PEK to CIH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Yuncheng Guangong Airport (YCU) in Yuncheng

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from CIH
  • Usually 75.31% less expensive than CIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to YCU flights

Destination alternative #2: Wusu Airport (TYN) in Taiyuan

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from CIH
  • Usually 71.23% less expensive than CIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to TYN flights

Destination alternative #3: Xinzheng Airport (CGO) in Zhengzhou

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from CIH
  • Usually 66.74% less expensive than CIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to CGO flights

Destination alternative #4: Linfen Qiaoli Airport (LFQ) in Linfen

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from CIH
  • Usually 34.28% less expensive than CIH
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to LFQ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Juneyao Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 329 miles or 529 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to CIH flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Changzhi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from PEK to CIH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCIH
Destination airport nameChangzhi Airport


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