The cheapest times to fly from SCE 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 SCE to PEK is late October. Prices can be as high as $2148 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $507 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from State College, PA (SCE) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $516 to $1729 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $565. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1727. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1162 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $824 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCE to PEK flight.

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

SCE to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCE to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from State College. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 $166 (16%) 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 $899. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SCE 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 SCE 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 13 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Ethiopian, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to University Park Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6771 miles or 10897 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCE to PEK flight is about 13 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between State College, PA and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from SCE to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCE
Origination airport name University Park Airport
City State College, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -77.8

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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