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The best prices from Chicago to Beijing are usually found in April or February, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Sunday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Beijing (BJS)

CHI - BJS
Price
$493 - $1,277
BJS
Temperature
35.6 - 89.6 °F
BJS
Rainfall
0.1 - 7.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 43% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Average price

$517

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$493

From Chicago to Beijing

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Beijing?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 15% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Beijing?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Chicago to Beijing compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $817. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $942.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Beijing?

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Beijing from Chicago average $827. You can even find prices in September for less than $827, as users have found deals to Beijing from as low as $409. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Beijing from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 71%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Beijing (CHI - BJS)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 29% on flights from Chicago to Beijing by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Beijing in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CHI to BJS flights for November, December
1 Dec - 30 Dec
$1,689pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 30 Dec
$1,792pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Nov - 23 Dec
$2,209pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Beijing 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Beijing from Chicago found for next year
1 Dec - 30 Dec
$1,689pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Dec - 30 Dec
$1,792pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Nov - 23 Dec
$2,209pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Beijing from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Beijing direct flight deals
15 Apr - 21 Aug
$6,375pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Beijing from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Beijing
8:50 am - 12:55 pm
China Eastern
1 Stop
38h 05m
ORD - PKX
China Eastern
$586
KAYAK
8:50 am - 4:25 pm
China Eastern
2 Stops
41h 35m
ORD - PKX
China Eastern
$554
SmartFares
2:40 pm - 6:45 pm
China Eastern
2 Stops
38h 05m
ORD - PKX
China Eastern
$609
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Beijing flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Beijing

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Beijing due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Beijing for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Beijing to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Beijing are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Beijing have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Beijing have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Hainan Airlines, United Airlines, and Air Canada are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Hainan Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Beijing for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Beijing for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Finnair for just $768, but on average you can expect to pay $859.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Beijing for under $6,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Chicago to Beijing under $6,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Beijing is less than $6,375.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Beijing?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Beijing is typically hotter than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Beijing?

Airlines like Air Canada, Lufthansa, and SWISS fly from Chicago to Beijing in about 20h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 25m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Beijing round-trip?

Flying on Finnair is currently your cheapest option to Beijing, with prices starting at $768. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Turkish Airlines and SWISS, with the lowest prices starting at $817 and $855, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Beijing one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is China Eastern, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $554.

Destination information for Beijing

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Beijing
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥6.58
Average temperature for November in Beijing
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Beijing
0.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Beijing

Beijing Daxing Intl (PKX)

Top 7 airlines from Chicago to Beijing

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Beijing choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
$461 $616 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Delta
$395 $704 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$420 $734 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$382 $822 No cancel fee 69%
Hainan Airlines
$447 $834 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hainan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$463 $1,073 No cancel fee 71%
Air China
$543 $1,190 N/A 67%
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