The cheapest times to fly from PEK to SYD are

  • February 12th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • August 13th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 SYD is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1012 for Saturday flights during late January, or as low as $373 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $440 to $878 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 $430. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $976. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $545 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $522 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to SYD flight.

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

PEK to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to SYD 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYD, and Tuesday 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 $52 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $536. Return trip prices are from the SYD 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 SYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 0 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, AirAsia X, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Beijing Capital, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5569 miles or 8962 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to SYD flight is about 11 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from PEK to SYD.


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 SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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