The cheapest times to fly from YVR to PEK are

  • January 22nd to April 29th (except the week of January 29th)
  • October 8th 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 YVR to PEK is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1155 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $379 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Beijing

Flying from Vancouver (YVR) to Beijing (PEK) will usually cost between $425 to $948 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $426. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1017. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $590 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $546 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YVR to PEK flight.

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

YVR to PEK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YVR to PEK flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Vancouver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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 $60 (8%) 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 $574. Return trip prices are from the PEK to YVR 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 YVR to PEK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air Macau, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Beijing Capital, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5276 miles or 8491 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YVR to PEK flight is about 10 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Vancouver and Beijing?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 91 available flights from YVR to PEK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YVR
Origination airport name Vancouver International Airport
City Vancouver
Country Canada
Latitude 49.2
Longitude -123.2

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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