The cheapest times to fly from PSP to PEK are

  • January 22nd to May 6th (except the week of February 5th)
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th, October 1st, and October 8th)

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 PSP to PEK is early November. Prices can be as high as $1572 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $400 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Palm Springs, CA (PSP) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $403 to $1160 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $414. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1231. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $817 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $664 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PSP to PEK flight.

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

PSP to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PSP to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Palm Springs. 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Beijing, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Palm Springs. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $172 (21%) 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 $594. Return trip prices are from the PEK to PSP 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 PSP to PEK 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 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Finnair, JAL, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Palm Springs International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6309 miles or 10153 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PSP to PEK flight is about 12 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Palm Springs, CA and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from PSP to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PSP
Origination airport name Palm Springs International Airport
City Palm Springs, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -116.5

Return Airport

Destination code PEK
Destination airport name Capital International Airport
City Beijing
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 116.6


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