The cheapest times to fly from PEK to ORD are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 3rd to December 31st (except the weeks of September 24th, December 3rd, 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 ORD is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1304 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $521 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $532 to $1135 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $566. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1179. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $613 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $683 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to ORD flight.

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

PEK to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to ORD 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 $0.06, 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. Fridays 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 $156 (19%) 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 $695. Return trip prices are from the ORD 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 ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6562 miles or 10560 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to ORD flight is about 12 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 120 available flights from PEK to ORD.


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 ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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