The cheapest times to fly from URC to PEK are

  • May 14th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to December 23rd

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 URC to PEK is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $933 for Saturday flights during early October, or as low as $589 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Urumqi (URC) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $696 to $933 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 $768. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $933. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $165 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $920 can be considered a good price for a round-trip URC to PEK flight.

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

URC to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the URC to PEK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ürümqi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.38, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Beijing, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Ürümqi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $74 (8%) 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 $841. Return trip prices are from the PEK to URC 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 URC to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from URC to PEK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Binhai Airport (TSN) in Tianjin

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PEK
  • Usually 18.21% less expensive than PEK
  • Nonstop flights available

See URC to TSN flights


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

Hack #1: Astana (URC > TSE > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $638
  • Average savings: $283 (30.71%)

See URC to TSE flights

Hack #2: Tashkent (URC > TAS > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $198 (21.52%)

See URC to TAS flights

Hack #3: Almaty (URC > ALA > PEK)

  • Price for both tickets: $755
  • Average savings: $165 (17.93%)

See URC to ALA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air China, Beijing Capital, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Jiangxi Air, Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Lucky Air, S7, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1510 miles or 2430 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop URC to PEK flight is about 3 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Urumqi and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from URC to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code URC
Origination airport name Diwopu Airport
City Urumqi
Country China
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 87.5

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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