The cheapest times to fly from PEK to LAX are
- February 5th to April 22nd
- August 27th to December 31st (except the weeks of September 17th, September 24th, and December 10th)
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 LAX is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1247 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $308 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $308 to $912 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 $308. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $972. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $664 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $472 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PEK to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PEK to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. 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 $71 (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 $493. Return trip prices are from the LAX to PEK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PEK to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 12 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PEK to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Capital International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6236 miles or 10036 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PEK to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to LAX flight is about 12 hour 12 minutes.
How many flights go between Beijing and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 102 available flights from PEK to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Capital International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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