The cheapest times to fly from PEK to XMN are

  • May 14th to November 11th

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 XMN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $622 for Thursday flights during late December, or as low as $402 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Xiamen

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Xiamen (XMN) will usually cost between $429 to $622 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $411. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $622. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $211 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $622 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to XMN flight.

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

PEK to XMN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to XMN 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 $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to XMN, and Wednesday 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 $4 (1%) 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 $580. Return trip prices are from the XMN 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 XMN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 55 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 XMN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Jinjiang Airport (JJN) in Zuanzhou Fujian

  • 34 miles (55 km) away from XMN
  • Usually 19.39% less expensive than XMN
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to JJN flights

Destination alternative #2: Waisha Airport (SWA) in Shantou

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from XMN
  • Usually 10.06% less expensive than XMN
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to SWA flights

Destination alternative #3: Changle Airport (FOC) in Fuzhou

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from XMN
  • Usually 4.34% less expensive than XMN
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to FOC flights


Flight Hacking PEK to XMN

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 XMN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (PEK > HKG > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $462
  • Average savings: $160 (25.74%)

See PEK to HKG flights

Hack #2: Macau (PEK > MFM > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $513
  • Average savings: $109 (17.5%)

See PEK to MFM flights

Hack #3: Singapore (PEK > SIN > XMN)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $59 (9.53%)

See PEK to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, ANA, Bangkok Airways, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, Hainan, JAL, Jiangxi Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, THAI, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1076 miles or 1732 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to XMN flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Xiamen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from PEK to XMN.


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 XMN
Destination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1


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