The cheapest times to fly from PEK to URC are

  • May 14th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 23rd

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 URC is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $933 for Thursday flights during early October, or as low as $589 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Ürümqi

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Urumqi (URC) will usually cost between $696 to $933 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 $750. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $933. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $183 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $920 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to URC flight.

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

PEK to URC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to URC 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 $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ürümqi, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $74 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $844. Return trip prices are from the URC 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 URC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking PEK to URC

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 URC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (PEK > KUL > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $697
  • Average savings: $223 (24.24%)

See PEK to KUL flights

Hack #2: Almaty (PEK > ALA > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $183 (19.89%)

See PEK to ALA flights

Hack #3: Tashkent (PEK > TAS > URC)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $156 (16.9%)

See PEK to TAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air China, Beijing Capital, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Jiangxi Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Lucky Air, S7, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1510 miles or 2430 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to URC flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Urumqi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from PEK to URC.


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 URC
Destination airport name Diwopu Airport
City Urumqi
Country China
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 87.5


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