London to Beijing flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Beijing?

On average there are 5 flights flying direct each day from London to Beijing. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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LHR
Arrive
PEK

Average direct flight time is 9 hours 46 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to Beijing is 9 hours 40 minutes.

A distance of 5,060 miles / 8,143 km

Related: Return journey Beijing to London flight duration

London to Beijing flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 9 hours 46 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 9 hours 40 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 10 hours
  • Average daily flights: 5

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Beijing is 9 hours 46 minutes
  • Distance from London to Beijing is 5,060 miles / 8,143 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Beijing is served by 1 airports Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
  • The currency in Beijing, China is the Chinese Yuan

Airlines

British Airways
British Airways
airBaltic
airBaltic
Air China
Air China
China Southern
China Southern
Ryanair
Ryanair
Ukraine International
Ukraine International
Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to Beijing Capital
Flying with British Airways
10 hours 00 minutes
London Heathrow to Beijing Capital
Flying with Virgin Atlantic
9 hours 40 minutes
London Heathrow to Beijing Capital
Flying with Air China
9 hours 40 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Beijing flight time via Helsinki Vantaa | to via HEL
London to Helsinki Vantaa
2 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 05 minutes
Helsinki Vantaa to Beijing
7 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 35 minutes
London to Beijing flight time via Amsterdam | to via AMS
London to Amsterdam
1 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 25 minutes
Amsterdam to Beijing
9 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
12 hours 10 minutes
London to Beijing flight time via Dubai | to via DXB
London to Dubai
7 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 20 minutes
Dubai to Beijing
7 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
17 hours 55 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


London & Beijing local time and timezones

Beijing, China time is 17 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
21:24 Mon, 3 Aug, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Beijing, China:
04:24 Tue, 4 Aug, 2020,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Beijing, China? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 9 hours 46 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.