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The cheapest times to fly from PEK to DEC are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • September 3rd to November 25th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 DEC is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $2273 for Saturday flights during mid August, or as low as $947 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.

 

When to Fly to Decatur

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Decatur, IL (DEC) will usually cost between $947 to $1835 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $947. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2103. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1156 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1101 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to DEC flight.

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

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PEK to DEC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to DEC 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 $0.1, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $153 (12%) 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 $1182. Return trip prices are from the DEC to PEK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PEK to DEC 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 1 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 DEC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) in Springfield, IL

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 28.07% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to SPI flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 31.65% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to MDW flights

Destination alternative #3: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 24.89% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to PIA flights

Destination alternative #4: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 34 miles (55 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 20.35% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to CMI flights

Destination alternative #5: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 22.89% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to STL flights

Destination alternative #6: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 18.62% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to IND flights

 

Flight Hacking PEK to DEC

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 DEC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (PEK > ORD > DEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $806
  • Average savings: $295 (26.79%)

See PEK to STL flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (PEK > STL > DEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $912
  • Average savings: $189 (17.17%)

See PEK to ORD flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (PEK > LAX > DEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $925
  • Average savings: $177 (16.03%)

See PEK to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Cape Air, China Southern, Delta, JAL, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6686 miles or 10760 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to DEC flight is about 13 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Decatur, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from PEK to DEC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Latitude40.1
Longitude116.6

Return Airport

Destination codeDEC
Destination airport nameDecatur Airport
CityDecatur, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.8
Longitude-88.9

 

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