The cheapest times to fly from PEK to PDX are
- January 29th to April 22nd
- September 3rd to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)
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 PDX is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1436 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $488 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Portland
Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $531 to $1168 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $529. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1186. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $657 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $686 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to PDX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PEK to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PEK to PDX 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 fly to PDX, 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 $96 (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 $684. Return trip prices are from the PDX 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 PDX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 51 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from PEK to PDX while comparing.
- 129 miles (208 km) away from PDX
- Usually 9.85% less expensive than PDX
- Nonstop flights available
- 106 miles (171 km) away from PDX
- Usually 4.01% less expensive than PDX
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking PEK to PDX
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 PDX — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $630
- Average savings: $56 (8.17%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PEK to PDX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Capital International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5478 miles or 8816 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PEK to PDX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to PDX flight is about 10 hour 51 minutes.
How many flights go between Beijing and Portland, OR?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from PEK to PDX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Capital International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Portland International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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