The cheapest times to fly from SCO to PEK are

  • September 3rd to March 18th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)

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 SCO to PEK is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2550 for Wednesday flights during late March, or as low as $368 for Sunday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $369 to $769 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 $387. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $1676. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1289 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $469 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to PEK flight.

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

SCO to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to PEK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEK, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Wednesdays 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 $106 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $473. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SCO 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 SCO 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 6 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, atlasglobal, Azerbaijan Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Hainan, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3285 miles or 5287 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to PEK flight is about 6 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SCO to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

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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