Immerse yourself in a fusion of old and new China with flights to Beijing with British Airways.
The busy streets in the Chinese capital hold their share of wonders; sample street food, barter with local vendors, or dine in at one of the city's many restaurants. The inspiring Forbidden City has been around since the Ming Dynasty and offers history and culture, while the Great Wall is just a short day trip away. Whether you're after the traditional or the modern, you can find it all with flights to Beijing with British Airways.
Flights to Beijing
Everything you need to know about your flights to Beijing
Our flights from London to Beijing can get you to China’s cultural capital in around 10 hours. With multiple flights leaving from London every week, it's never been easier to plan your dream holiday in China.
Fly to Beijing with us and you can pick from a number of flights departing from London Heathrow arriving conveniently at Beijing Capital International Airport. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly.
Take advantage of our online and mobile check in options to spend less time waiting at the airport.
Once you arrive in Beijing, there are a number of transport options to get you to your final destination. A bus and train service runs between the airport and major districts in Beijing, and there is also an express railway that runs to and from Dongzhimen. Many hotels arrange free transfers to and from the airport, or you can take a taxi from outside the terminal buildings.
Fly from London Heathrow to Beijing with British Airways and enjoy the comfort and convenience of award winning service. Choose from three easy check-in options and relax on board as you enjoy tasty meals and the latest in-flight entertainment.
The weather in Beijing is varied throughout the year; summers are characterised by weeks of hot, humid weather, while winters are generally cold and dry. The average temperature in January is −3.7 °C, while in July it's 26°C. The rainy season lasts each year from June to August.
Getting to and from the new Beijing Daxing Airport
From October 2019, British Airways will move all it’s operation from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to the newly developed Beijing Daxing Airport (PKX).
The new airport is approximately 50km from both Beijing city centre and the Xiong'an New Area and only 80km from Tianjin. Transport connections to and from Beijing Daxing include four new highways, a new subway line and a high-speed railway, which will carry customers to Beijing West Station in under 20 minutes. A new terminal station is set to open in the Lize Business District in the next few years. Customers transferring to other flights will also benefit from its status as the only through check-in airport in China.