The cheapest times to fly from PEK to IKA are

  • February 26th to March 25th (except the week of March 5th)
  • May 14th to July 15th (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 27th to September 16th
  • October 8th to December 31st

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 IKA is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1291 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $464 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Tehran

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Tehran (IKA) will usually cost between $468 to $876 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $550. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $836. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $286 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $607 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to IKA flight.

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

PEK to IKA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to IKA 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $326 (38%) 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 $557. Return trip prices are from the IKA 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 IKA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Emirates, Hainan, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, S7, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Imam Khomaini International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3509 miles or 5647 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to IKA flight is about 7 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Tehran?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from PEK to IKA.


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 IKA
Destination airport name Imam Khomaini International Airport
City Tehran
Country Iran
Latitude 35.4
Longitude 51.1


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