The cheapest times to fly from PEK to IKT are

  • February 5th to March 18th
  • April 30th to July 15th
  • August 27th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to October 21st

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 IKT is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $702 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $239 for Saturday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Irkutsk

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Irkutsk (IKT) will usually cost between $244 to $491 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $253. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $479. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $226 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $298 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to IKT flight.

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

PEK to IKT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to IKT 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday 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 $49 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $314. Return trip prices are from the IKT 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 IKT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, S7, Ural Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1022 miles or 1645 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to IKT flight is about 2 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Irkutsk?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from PEK to IKT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeIKT
Destination airport nameIrkutsk Airport


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