The cheapest times to fly from PEK to DAT are

  • May 21st to July 22nd (except the weeks of June 11th, June 25th, and July 9th)
  • October 29th to March 18th

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 DAT is late December. Prices can be as high as $1813 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $206 for Wednesday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Datong

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Datong (DAT) will usually cost between $206 to $1190 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $629. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $420 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $212 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to DAT flight.

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

PEK to DAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to DAT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.76, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $678 (71%) 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 $209. Return trip prices are from the DAT 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 DAT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 18 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 DAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ulanqab Jining Airport (UCB) in Wulanchabu

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from DAT
  • Usually 26.42% less expensive than DAT
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to UCB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 174 miles or 280 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to DAT flight is about 1 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Datong?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from PEK to DAT.


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 DAT
Destination airport name Datong Airport
City Datong
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 113.3


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