The cheapest times to fly from PEK to SLC are

  • February 5th to April 29th
  • June 4th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 SLC is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1966 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $498 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $498 to $1305 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 $504. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1416. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $913 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $861 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to SLC flight.

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

PEK to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to SLC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as 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 $157 (16%) 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 $784. Return trip prices are from the SLC 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 SLC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PEK to SLC

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 SLC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $222 (25.73%)

See PEK to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (PEK > SFO > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $812
  • Average savings: $49 (5.69%)

See PEK to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Jose, CA (PEK > SJC > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $833
  • Average savings: $28 (3.25%)

See PEK to SJC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 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, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6070 miles or 9769 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to SLC flight is about 11 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Salt Lake City, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from PEK to SLC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSLC
Destination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States


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