The cheapest times to fly from XIC to PEK are

  • April 2nd to October 14th

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 XIC to PEK is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $881 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $577 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Xichang (XIC) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $577 to $881 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $577. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $668. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $91 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $588 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XIC to PEK flight.

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

XIC to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XIC to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Xichang. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $126 (18%) 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 $585. Return trip prices are from the PEK to XIC 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 XIC 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 5 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1171 miles or 1885 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XIC to PEK flight is about 3 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Xichang and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from XIC to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code XIC
Origination airport name Qingshan Airport
City Xichang
Country China
Latitude 28
Longitude 102.2

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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