The cheapest times to fly from PEK to TUS are

  • February 5th to May 13th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 TUS is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2767 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $525 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Tucson

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Tucson, AZ (TUS) will usually cost between $525 to $1076 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $525. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2767. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2242 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $727 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to TUS flight.

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

PEK to TUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to TUS 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 $0.07, 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 $128 (14%) 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 $682. Return trip prices are from the TUS 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 TUS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PEK to TUS

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 TUS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $79 (10.87%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6595 miles or 10614 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to TUS flight is about 12 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Tucson, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from PEK to TUS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeTUS
Destination airport nameTucson International Airport
CityTucson, AZ
Countrythe United States


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