Cheap flights from Sydney to Beijing

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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Beijing are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Beijing

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to BJS flight in 2022: compare Sydney to Beijing flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Beijing.

SYD - BJS

Price

$363 - $831

BJS

Temperature

-3 - 26 °C

BJS

Rainfall

0 - 220 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 41% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Average price$523Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$523From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Beijing (BJS)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Beijing?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 100% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 8% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to Beijing 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $867, or $867 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Beijing from Sydney. Prices for May average $705 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $490. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 69% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Beijing (SYD - BJS)?

When flying from Sydney to Beijing, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 45% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Beijing in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD to BJS flights in May, June
24 Jun. - 27 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

2 stops

35h 05m
PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

21h 45m
$1,870

Multiple Airlines

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24 Jun. - 27 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

2 stops

25h 45m
PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

35h 25m
$2,867

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

24 Jun. - 27 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

2 stops

44h 40m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

34h 00m
$6,348

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Sydney to Beijing 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Beijing from Sydney found for this year
30 Nov. - 20 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

1 stop

29h 35m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 05m
$1,569

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

30 Nov. - 19 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

1 stop

29h 35m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 30m
$1,844

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

24 Jun. - 27 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

2 stops

35h 05m
PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

21h 45m
$1,870

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Cheap China Airlines flights from Sydney to Beijing

6 Nov. - 21 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

1 stop

16h 00m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 50m
$2,429

China Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

3 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

1 stop

16h 00m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 50m
$2,978

China Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

6 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

1 stop

16h 00m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 50m
$3,151

China Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Sydney to Beijing

3 Nov. - 21 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

2 stops

57h 05m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

59h 25m
$3,079

Air Canada

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Deal found 15/5/22

4 Nov. - 21 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

2 stops

57h 05m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

59h 25m
$3,154

Air Canada

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Deal found 15/5/22

3 Nov. - 24 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PEK

Beijing Capital

1 stop

32h 15m
PEK

Beijing Capital

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

36h 25m
$3,190

Air Canada

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Deal found 15/5/22

One-way flights to Beijing All airports from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Beijing
1 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

2 stops

27h 25m
$1,243

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

7 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

2 stops

44h 25m
$1,298

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

7 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

3 stops

42h 50m
$1,631

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Sydney to Beijing?

All flights to Beijing from Sydney depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD), which is one of busiest airports in Australia. Located about a half hour drive from the CBD, there are a few ways to get to the airport. Taxis and rideshare can drop passengers off at the international terminals. If you prefer to travel by train, the Airport Link runs every 10min and connects passengers around the Sydney metropolitan zone including the city centre, Bondi Beach and Kings Cross. If you are travelling to Beijing from Sydney, you will arrive at Beijing Daxing International airport (PKX), which is the biggest airport in the world. Also known as Beijing New Airport and nicknamed “The Starfish” due to its shape, the city centre is about 60 km north of the airport and passengers can travel there via train, subway, bus or taxi.

Which airlines fly directly from Sydney to Beijing?

Unfortunately, direct flights from Sydney to Beijing are not currently available. Most flights have at least two stops. This route is served by a number of airlines including ANA, Japan Airlines and China Southern. In general, flights from Sydney commonly stop at Tokyo Narita (NRT) or Tokyo Haneda (HND) and Dalian (DLC). Once flights arrive in China, passengers generally change to China Southern Airlines.

What are the layover options between Sydney to Beijing?

Passengers flying from Sydney to Beijing will generally have two layovers. Depending on the airline, flights may layover at Tokyo Narita or Tokyo Haneda Airport in Japan. Although they are around the same price, ANA flights tend to have a shorter layover at Tokyo Haneda, while Japan Airlines flights that land at Tokyo Narita can have quite lengthy layovers. Some passengers will prefer to break the long flight and spend a few days in Tokyo before continuing their journey. All flights have a second layover in Dalian, where passengers will change planes to China Southern Airlines.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Sydney to Beijing?

Holders of Australian passports are required to obtain a visa when travelling to China. If you are in Sydney, you can apply for a visa in person or by mail at the Chinese Visa Application Service Centre (CVASC) in Sydney. Travellers in other states can apply at the closest CVASC in their respective capital cities. Whether you’re travelling to Beijing as a tourist, student or for employment or business, you will need to apply for the appropriate visa. Applications for a tourist visa require a valid passport with 6 months validity, a photo and an itinerary and hotel reservation for your trip. Applicants should submit visa applications around one month before travelling. If you have submitted all the required documents, it will generally take four business days for the visa to be processed.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Beijing?

Most people fly from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) if they book a flight from Sydney to Beijing. On average, Kingsford Smith has 0 outbound flights to Beijing per day from 10 airlines. Sydney Kingsford Smith is conveniently located just 7.5 km from Sydney’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Beijing have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Beijing that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air China, XiamenAir, and Hainan Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Beijing for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Beijing for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,870, but on average you can expect to pay $2,772.

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

According to our current data, Japan Airlines ($2,082), China Airlines ($2,429), and Air Canada ($3,079) offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Beijing.

What are the most popular routes from Sydney to Beijing?

The most popular route from Sydney to Beijing is Sydney Kingsford Smith - Beijing Daxing Intl. You may also consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - Beijing Capital or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Beijing Nanyuan.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to Beijing?

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Beijing, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, Air China or China Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Beijing?

The cheapest flight price from Sydney to Beijing is $332. On average you can expect to pay $1,693. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Beijing Daxing Intl), can usually be booked for $2,445.

Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney to Beijing

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Beijing choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Sichuan AirlinesCheapest$344Average$498FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time63%COVID-19 safety
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Hainan AirlinesCheapest$352Average$490FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time61%COVID-19 safety
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XiamenAirCheapest$385Average$649FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time49%COVID-19 safety
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Beijing Capital AirlinesCheapest$422Average$491FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$424Average$791FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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