The cheapest times to fly from SGN to PEK are

  • July 16th to January 14th

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 SGN to PEK is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $562 for Tuesday flights during late January, or as low as $325 for Friday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $325 to $465 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $325. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $531. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $206 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SGN to PEK flight.

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

SGN to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SGN to PEK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ho Chi Minh City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Beijing, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Ho Chi Minh City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $12 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $388. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SGN 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 SGN to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SGN 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 SGN to PEK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (SGN > KUL > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $352
  • Average savings: $56 (13.73%)

See SGN to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (SGN > SIN > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $403
  • Average savings: $6 (1.35%)

See SGN to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Tan Son Nhat International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2111 miles or 3397 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SGN to PEK flight is about 4 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Ho Chi Minh City and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from SGN to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SGN
Origination airport name Tan Son Nhat International Airport
City Ho Chi Minh City
Country Vietnam
Latitude 10.8
Longitude 106.7

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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