The cheapest times to fly from PEK to RAP are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • October 8th to December 2nd
  • December 17th 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 RAP is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1639 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $575 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Rapid City

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Rapid City, SD (RAP) will usually cost between $575 to $1392 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 $575. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1377. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $802 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $916 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to RAP flight.

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

PEK to RAP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to RAP flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. 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 $161 (11%) 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 $848. Return trip prices are from the RAP 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 RAP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 0 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PEK to RAP

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 RAP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PEK > LAX > RAP)

  • Price for both tickets: $837
  • Average savings: $80 (8.68%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rapid City Regional Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6122 miles or 9852 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to RAP flight is about 12 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Rapid City, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from PEK to RAP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeRAP
Destination airport nameRapid City Regional Airport
CityRapid City, SD
Countrythe United States


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