The cheapest times to fly from SWF to PEK are

  • January 22nd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 4th (except the weeks of August 13th, September 10th, September 17th, October 8th, and October 15th)

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 SWF to PEK is early October. Prices can be as high as $7825 for Friday flights during late May, or as low as $2935 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (SWF) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $4349 to $7648 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $2935. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $7388. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4453 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5783 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWF to PEK flight.

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

SWF to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWF to PEK flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Newburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEK, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SWF. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Beijing, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Newburgh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $531 (9%) 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 $5355. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SWF 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 SWF 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 9 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Pittsburgh, PA (SWF > PIT > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $903
  • Average savings: $4881 (84.39%)

See SWF to PIT flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (SWF > MCO > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $4873 (84.26%)

See SWF to MCO flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (SWF > ORD > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $925
  • Average savings: $4859 (84.01%)

See SWF to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6759 miles or 10878 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWF to PEK flight is about 13 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SWF to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWF
Origination airport nameStewart International Airport
CityNewburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePEK
Destination airport nameCapital International Airport


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