The cheapest times to fly from PEK to SLA are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the week of October 22nd)
  • November 26th to December 23rd (except the week of December 3rd)

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 SLA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $8789 for Monday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1251 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Salta

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Salta (SLA) will usually cost between $1326 to $6456 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $2433. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $4400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1966 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3216 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to SLA flight.

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

PEK to SLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to SLA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more 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

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Salta, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2520 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1794. Return trip prices are from the SLA 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 SLA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 21 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PEK to SLA

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 SLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (PEK > GRU > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1533
  • Average savings: $1683 (52.34%)

See PEK to OSL flights

Hack #2: Oslo (PEK > OSL > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1547
  • Average savings: $1669 (51.89%)

See PEK to GRU flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (PEK > ARN > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1554
  • Average savings: $1662 (51.69%)

See PEK to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 11376 miles or 18308 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to SLA flight is about 21 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Salta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from PEK to SLA.


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 SLA
Destination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5


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