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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Beijing
- Looking for cheap airfare to Beijing? 25% of our users found return tickets to Beijing for the following prices or less: From Sydney Kingsford Smith $613, from Melbourne $633, from Brisbane $697
- Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be January, February and December. The cheapest month to fly to Beijing is March.
- China’s capital city Beijing is home to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK), also known as BCIA Airport. It is the hub of operations for Air China, the national airline, as well as Hainan Airlines and Sichuan Airlines, which provide flights to Beijing from Australian cities such as Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney. Another, smaller airport, Nanyuan, is located closer to the city centre.
- In case you were thinking about driving to or from BCIA Airport, the airport has five parking garages to suit a variety of needs. Garage 1 and 5 at T1 are for temporary or overnight and public vehicles, Garage2 at T2 is the main multi-storey lot at the front of terminal, while Garage3 at T3 is used partially as long-term parking.
- If you’re looking for a few ways to pass the time at BCIA Airport you can relax at one of the themed lounges located throughout the terminals, such as Tulip Lounge and Digital Forest Lounge in Terminal 3 or the Oasis Lounge and Brilliant Colours Lounge in Terminal 2. Otherwise, you can visit the Secret Garden in Terminal 1.
- Those flying on business can make use of the business centres at BCIA Airport, which can function as meeting rooms or just a good place to get some work done. Each business centre provides all the basic office functions and can be found in Terminal 1, Gate 2, Floor 2; Terminal 2, opposite Gate 14, Floor 2; and Terminal 3, Check-in Area H, Floor 4.
- Australian visitors on flights to Beijing can rest easy knowing that they’ll have several places at BCIA Airport to convert some cash or perform other financial transactions. There is a Foreign Exchange counter in International Arrivals at Terminal 2 and an International Currency Exchange (ICE) in Terminal 3. Hang Seng Bank and Travelex also have offices in Terminal 3 for your convenience.
FAQs - booking Beijing flights
How long is the flight to Beijing?
What is the cheapest flight to Beijing?
The cheapest airline ticket to Beijing from Australia in the last 72 hours was $696 return on the route Sydney to Beijing. The most popular route is Sydney to Beijing and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $696 return.
Which airlines fly to Beijing?
The most popular route is from Sydney, and Air China, Air New Zealand & SAS fly this route the most.
Which Beijing airport is closest to central Beijing?
Beijing is served by 3 major airports. Beijing Nanyuan (14 kilometres) is the closest to the centre of Beijing, Beijing Capital Airport is 25 kilometres from the centre and Beijing Daxing Intl is 44 kilometres away from the centre. View on map.
What are the family facilities at BCIA Airport?
If you’re taking the kids with you on your flight to Beijing, you should know that BCIA Airport has a Forest Playground for Children in Terminal 1 and an Underwater World Aquarium in Terminal 2. There is another Children’s Playground in Terminal 3, so they can keep busy while you have a moment to yourself.
Are there any hotels that offer a free shuttle to BCIA Airport?
If you’re looking for local hotels that offer a free airport shuttle service to and from the airport, you could book a room at the Hilton Beijing Capital Airport Hotel, Capital Airport Hotel and Cordis Hotel Beijing Airport. If needed, BCIA Airport also has GoSleep Pods and an hourly hotel for those in transit.
Are there any food options at BCIA Airport?
Yes, there are many different food options at BCIA Airport, including Celestial Cuisine and Western Mahua in the international area of Terminal 2 and Thai Express and Pizza Hut in the international area of Terminal 3E, while Starbucks and KFC are fast options in the public area of Terminal 1.
What’s the easiest way from BCIA Airport to downtown Beijing?
Downtown Beijing is extremely accessible from BCIA Airport, whether by bus (18 different bus lines run to Beijing Railway Station and Beijing South Station), airport shuttle (to Beijing West Railway Station) or by train (Airport Express Link from Terminals 2 and 3). Despite all this, the easiest and most comfortable way would have to be by taxi or rental car.
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