The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Beijing from Australia, with most prices found around $468. The month of November is another great option to travel to Beijing, with average flight prices from Australia averaging around $516.
We recommend purchasing flights from Australia to Beijing 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Beijing for $630.
The cheapest day to depart from Australia to Beijing is on a Thursday when prices can be found for as low as $553. Flights from Australia to Beijing on a Sunday will generally be more expensive and average around $651. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Beijing is in the morning. Flights from Australia to Beijing during this time can be as low as $590. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Beijing is at midday when prices are around $796.
When planning your flight to Beijing, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of July or August could carry a higher chance of rain, as Beijing sees up to 5.1 inches (130 mm) or more. There are still things to do in Beijing even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Shopping centres like Wangfujing Street are very popular destinations for those visiting the Beijing area. Wangfujing Street is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.
Those flying to Beijing could potentially find better pricing at Beijing Daxing Intl Airport (44 km from Beijing city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.