The cheapest times to fly from SLA to PEK are

  • January 29th to April 1st
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 26th)

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 SLA to PEK is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $7243 for Tuesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1689 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Salta (SLA) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $1961 to $5766 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $2882. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $4641. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1760 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3680 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLA to PEK flight.

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

SLA to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLA to PEK flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Salta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Beijing, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Salta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2520 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2309. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SLA 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 SLA to PEK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 21 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SLA > LAX > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1473
  • Average savings: $2208 (59.99%)

See SLA to GRU flights

Hack #2: Sao Paulo (SLA > GRU > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1506
  • Average savings: $2174 (59.08%)

See SLA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (SLA > MCO > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1509
  • Average savings: $2171 (58.99%)

See SLA to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 11376 miles or 18308 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLA to PEK flight is about 21 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Salta and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SLA to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLA
Origination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5

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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