The cheapest times to fly from SYD to PEK are

  • February 12th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • July 30th to September 16th (except the weeks of August 20th and September 3rd)
  • October 15th to November 25th

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 SYD to PEK is mid May. Prices can be as high as $859 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $316 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $372 to $681 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $373. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $770. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $397 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $448 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to PEK flight.

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

SYD to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to PEK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PEK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SYD. 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 $52 (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 $436. Return trip prices are from the PEK to SYD 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 SYD to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 0 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, AirAsia X, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Beijing Capital, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, 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 Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5569 miles or 8962 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to PEK flight is about 11 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 110 available flights from SYD to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSYD
Origination airport nameSydney International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePEK
Destination airport nameCapital International Airport


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