The cheapest times to fly from SLC to PEK are

  • February 12th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 SLC to PEK is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1796 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $550 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $579 to $1285 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 $587. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1316. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $729 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 SLC to PEK flight.

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

SLC to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. 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 $157 (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 $791. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SLC 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 SLC 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 11 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: San Diego, CA (SLC > SAN > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $669
  • Average savings: $120 (15.22%)

See SLC to SAN flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SLC > LAX > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $100 (12.68%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (SLC > LAS > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $70 (8.81%)

See SLC to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Frontier, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Capital International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6070 miles or 9769 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to PEK flight is about 11 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from SLC to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSLC
Origination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePEK
Destination airport nameCapital International Airport


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