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|Destination Airport IATA Code||BJS|
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Beijing is not only the capital of China, but it is also where you ll be able to visit incredible attractions like the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven and Beihai Park. You can fly from Vancouver to Beijing from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The Canada Line train can take you from downtown Vancouver to the airport in about 18 minutes. For a direct flight, you will reach Beijing in about 10 hours and 30 minutes.
The Great Wall of China is one of the oldest standing walls in the world, and it stretches thousands of miles. You ll be able to take tours of the wall by entering at one of the access points. You also can visit popular sections of the wall such as Mutianyu, Juyongguan, Simatai and Jinshanling. The Forbidden City is another location that offers tours as well as a museum inside the palace that has exhibits showing artifacts from the Qing dynasty.
Your flight from Vancouver will take you to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). There are annual events throughout the year in Beijing that you ll be able to attend, including the Mid-Autumn Festival, Christmas Festival and the Baiyun Temple Fair. Some of these festivals last for weeks, such as the Daxing Watermelon Festival during June and July and the 798 Art Festival in September and October. You can get to these events and other attractions by using the train or subway system.
Have your credit card in hand, because there are two airlines that fly directly from Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) to Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.). Lock in an awesome deal with Air China or Air Canada.
Taking at least 10 hours and 50 minutes, the trip from Vancouver to Beijing is classed as a long-haul flight. Try to sleep while you're in the air to help keep jet lag at bay.
Consider booking a flight with Air China (CA), which frequently services this route. This airline offers 40 flights every month between Vancouver, BC Airport (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) and Beijing Airport (PEK-Capital Intl.). Air Canada (AC) will also take you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 10 monthly flights between Vancouver (and vicinity) and Beijing (and vicinity), it's another quality airline to look into.
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Beijing have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Beijing without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.