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The cheapest times to fly from PEK to TIJ are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the weeks of January 22nd and March 5th)
  • May 7th to July 15th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • September 3rd to October 14th (except the week of September 24th)
  • October 29th to December 2nd (except the week of November 12th)

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 TIJ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $7799 for Tuesday flights during late March, or as low as $1402 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Tijuana

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Tijuana (TIJ) will usually cost between $1474 to $2341 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 $1508. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $3697. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2189 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1651 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to TIJ flight.

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

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PEK to TIJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to TIJ 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 $0.16, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TIJ, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Tijuana, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $578 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1624. Return trip prices are from the TIJ to PEK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PEK to TIJ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 26 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 TIJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 71.44% less expensive than TIJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 58.69% less expensive than TIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to SNA flights

Destination alternative #3: Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Palm Springs, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 57.72% less expensive than TIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to PSP flights

Destination alternative #4: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 53.66% less expensive than TIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to SAN flights

Destination alternative #5: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 56.81% less expensive than TIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to BUR flights

Destination alternative #6: Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, CA

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from TIJ
  • Usually 52.91% less expensive than TIJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See PEK to LGB flights

 

Flight Hacking PEK to TIJ

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 TIJ — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $813
  • Average savings: $838 (50.76%)

See PEK to MEX flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (PEK > MEX > TIJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1032
  • Average savings: $619 (37.49%)

See PEK to LAX flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (PEK > ORD > TIJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1108
  • Average savings: $544 (32.92%)

See PEK to ORD flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, ANA, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, KLM, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6363 miles or 10240 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to TIJ flight is about 12 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Tijuana?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from PEK to TIJ.

 

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 TIJ
Destination airport name General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport
City Tijuana
Country Mexico
Latitude 32.5
Longitude -117

 

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