The cheapest times to fly from PEK to TAE are

  • March 5th to March 25th
  • May 7th to October 21st

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 TAE is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1551 for Thursday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $733 for Sunday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Daegu

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Taegu (TAE) will usually cost between $865 to $1208 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 $893. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $1348. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $454 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1092 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to TAE flight.

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

PEK to TAE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to TAE 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 $0.95, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TAE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. Thursdays 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 $165 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1032. Return trip prices are from the TAE 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 TAE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PEK to TAE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from TAE
  • Usually 75.17% less expensive than TAE
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to PUS flights

Destination alternative #2: Cheongju International Airport (CJJ) in Cheongju

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from TAE
  • Usually 14.89% less expensive than TAE
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to CJJ flights


Flight Hacking PEK to TAE

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 TAE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (PEK > GMP > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $364
  • Average savings: $728 (66.65%)

See PEK to CJU flights

Hack #2: Jeju (PEK > CJU > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $544
  • Average savings: $548 (50.21%)

See PEK to GMP flights

Hack #3: Da Nang (PEK > DAD > TAE)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $440 (40.31%)

See PEK to DAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Hainan, Jeju Air, Korean Air, Shenzhen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 717 miles or 1154 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to TAE flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Taegu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from PEK to TAE.


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 TAE
Destination airport name Taegu International Airport
City Taegu
Country South Korea
Latitude 35.9
Longitude 128.7


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