The cheapest times to fly from ROC to PEK are

  • January 22nd to April 29th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of 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 ROC to PEK is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1927 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $622 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Rochester, NY (ROC) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $637 to $1500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $635. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1495. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $859 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $789 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROC to PEK flight.

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

ROC to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROC to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Rochester. 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 $102 (10%) 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 $885. Return trip prices are from the PEK to ROC 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 ROC 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 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ROC to PEK

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 ROC to PEK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ROC > BOS > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $8 (0.95%)

See ROC to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Greater Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6619 miles or 10652 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROC to PEK flight is about 12 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, NY and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from ROC to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ROC
Origination airport name Greater Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -77.7

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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