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Cheap Flights from London to Beijing

  • London Beijing

    Tue, 3 Mar - Sun, 8 Mar

    From £323.04
  • London Beijing

    Fri, 6 Mar - Mon, 9 Mar

    From £325.37
  • London Beijing

    Thu, 20 Feb - Mon, 24 Feb

    From £335.16
  • London Beijing

    Wed, 26 Feb - Sun, 1 Mar

    From £337.27
  • London Beijing

    Sat, 29 Feb - Mon, 2 Mar

    From £353.28
  • London Beijing

    Wed, 22 Apr - Sun, 26 Apr

    From £361.28

Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

London to Beijing Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:

Best time to book London to Beijing flights

Generally the best time to book London to Beijing flights is two months in advance. And the cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Sunday is the most expensive.

How many direct flights from London to Beijing?

There are 22 direct flights from London to Beijing.

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from London to Beijing?

Air China provides 68 of the non-stop flights between London and Beijing.

Airlines flying this route:
Airports in London:
Airports in Beijing:
Average duration of direct flights: 10h6m

London to Beijing Flight Schedule

Flight info. Departure
Arrival
Weekly Schedule
CA856
22:40 LHR 15:25 PEK
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CA938
20:25 LHR 13:05 PEK
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16:30 LHR 09:35 PKX
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20:25 LHR 14:45 PEK
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17:40 LHR 12:05 PEK
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10:50 LHR 04:50 PEK
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CA788
15:20 LHR 08:35 PEK
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17:40 LHR 12:05 PEK
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12:05 LHR 06:30 PEK
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TP8328
20:25 LHR 13:05 PEK
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TP8776
15:00 LHR 08:15 PEK
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TP8774
22:40 LHR 15:25 PEK
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16:30 LHR 09:35 PKX
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Flights to Capital International Airport (PEK) from London

3 Feb, 17:40 - 13 Feb, 14:30
CA | Air China
10h 25m
LHR - PEK
Nonstop
£425
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5 Apr, 20:25 - 17 Apr, 16:25
VS | Virgin Atlantic
9h 40m
LHR - PEK
Nonstop
£855
Round-trip from
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25 Mar, 20:25 - 14 Apr, 07:35
CA | Air China
10h 20m
LHR - PEK
Nonstop
£427
Round-trip from
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13 Feb, 20:25 - 30 Apr, 16:25
CA | Air China
10h 20m
LHR - PEK
Nonstop
£428
Round-trip from
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16 Feb, 17:40 - 25 Feb, 12:20
CA | Air China
10h 25m
LHR - PEK
Nonstop
£437
Round-trip from
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Flights to Daxing Airport (PKX) from London

19 Mar, 16:15 - 23 Mar, 12:10
BA | British Airways
10h 10m
LHR - PKX
Nonstop
£401
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7 Mar, 16:15 - 9 Mar, 12:10
CZ | China Southern Airlines
10h 10m
LHR - PKX
Nonstop
£457
Round-trip from
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28 Feb, 16:15 - 1 Mar, 12:10
BA | British Airways
10h 10m
LHR - PKX
Nonstop
£410
Round-trip from
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6 Feb, 16:15 - 12 Feb, 12:10
BA | British Airways
10h 10m
LHR - PKX
Nonstop
£428
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19 Feb, 16:15 - 25 Feb, 12:10
BA | British Airways
10h 10m
LHR - PKX
Nonstop
£428
Round-trip from
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from London to Beijing

The large and sprawling capital of China, Beijing, is a city that has a history spanning more than three millennia.  It speaks to tourists of the legends of the Ming and Qing dynasties, of the Forbidden City, and of dragons. Cultural relics are found in plenty around the museums of Beijing.

However, the world’s third most populous city isn’t just about ancient mausoleums and Great Walls. It is a modern city with high rise buildings and bustling subway networks that have been classified as some of the longest in the world.

Tip: Springs in Beijing bear witness to sandstorms from the Gobi Desert. Therefore, any trip should be planned keeping in mind the possibility of such events.

Flight Options from London to Beijing

All London to Beijing flights land at Beijing Capital International Airport. It is located 32 kilometres from the city of Beijing and witnesses high passenger and cargo traffic. The airport is linked to the city via the Airport Expressway and the Northern Airport Line which runs from the Jingcheng Expressway. Flights will take off from London’s Heathrow Airport, which is the primary airport for London city.

Take a direct flight to Beijing on Air China. The flight duration is about 10 hours and 25 minutes.  in about two and a half hours. A cheap flight from London can be availed on Ukraine International Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines or Emirates. A London-Beijing flight booking with connecting flights or stopovers are usually upward of 16 hours in duration. Stops are made in Dubai International Airport, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, or Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. 

Tip: Some flights with stopovers are operated with multiple airlines and you have to make sure that you do not miss connecting flights in such situations.  

Splendours of Imperial China in Beijing

The heart of Beijing is definitely the Forbidden City. Home to the Ming and Qing dynasties, the imperial compound today, houses Chinese art collections, with several imperial gardens. Tiananmen Square has several notable tourist spots such as Qianmen, Tiananmen, the national Museum of China, the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, and the Summer Palace. The Summer palace is a World Heritage Site.

Some religious sites to visit in Beijing are the Temple of Heaven, Temple of the Sun, Big Bell Temple, Confucius Temple, Niujie Mosque, and the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception.

Tip: The Beijing Zoo, Jade Belt Bridge, Tombs of Ming Dynasty, and Fragrant Hills Park are other wonderful places that should be a part of any tourist itinerary.

Staying and eating in Beijing

Accommodation in every price range can be found in Beijing. You can choose from boutique hotels, high-end luxurious properties, home-stays, bed-n-breakfasts, and budget hotels around every part of the city. You will find plenty of hotels in Qianmen Residential District, near Tiananmen square, and Tiyuguan Residential District.

Steamed Dumpling shops, Hot-Pot restaurants and local Chinese cuisine dot all the important tourist places and you will have no problems with food in this city. There are good wine-and-dine restaurants that serve the best seafood, Indian cuisine, Italian, and American cuisine too.

Tip: Try the Peking Duck when in erstwhile Peking (Beijing) and also make time for Zhajiang noodles, bean soup, and Bao Du while you are in Beijing.

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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from London to Beijing

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from London to Beijing. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Direct vs Connecting Flights from London to Beijing

The average price for connecting flights from London to Beijing is GBP 346.09. The average price for nonstop flights from London to Beijing is GBP 660.76.

Travel from London to Beijing

Beijing attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from London to Beijing is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

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