The cheapest times to fly from PEK to FRA are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • April 30th to June 17th
  • October 8th to December 23rd

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 FRA is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1279 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $542 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $598 to $815 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $554. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $986. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $432 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $643 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to FRA flight.

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

PEK to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to FRA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than 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

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 $65 (9%) 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 $642. Return trip prices are from the FRA 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 FRA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 42 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 FRA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 2.10% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to DUS flights


Flight Hacking PEK to FRA

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 FRA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (PEK > DME > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $46 (7.08%)

See PEK to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 46 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Astana, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, MIAT, Qantas, Qatar Airways, S7, SAS, Shenzhen, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4839 miles or 7788 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to FRA flight is about 9 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 101 available flights from PEK to FRA.


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 FRA
Destination airport name Frankfurt Main Airport
City Frankfurt
Country Germany
Latitude 50
Longitude 8.6


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