The cheapest times to fly from PEK to ZRH are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • May 7th to July 8th
  • October 15th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 ZRH is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1418 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $575 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Zürich

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Zurich (ZRH) will usually cost between $584 to $806 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $595. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $976. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $381 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $634 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to ZRH flight.

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

PEK to ZRH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to ZRH 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 $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $48 (7%) 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 $638. Return trip prices are from the ZRH 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 ZRH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 54 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 ZRH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from ZRH
  • Usually 4.50% less expensive than ZRH
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4953 miles or 7971 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to ZRH flight is about 9 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Zurich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from PEK to ZRH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeZRH
Destination airport nameZurich Airport


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