Cheap flights from Beijing to Xining

Flights starting at £161. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, Air China, or Hainan Airlines to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Beijing Capital International, or Beijing Daxing International Airport when they travel from Beijing to Xining. The distance between Beijing and Xining is 1301 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, Air China, Hainan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, and Xiamen Airlines. Beijing and Xining have 112 direct flights per week.

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China Southern Airlines on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Hainan Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Xiamen Airlines on Thursdays, and Saturdays.

China Eastern Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Beijing to Xining

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Air ChinaCCACAYes
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Beijing to Xining?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Beijing and Xining takes around 2.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Beijing and Xining?
The flight distance between Beijing and Xining is 1301 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Beijing and Xining?
Several carriers operate flights between Beijing and Xining. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Air China.
What are the most popular routes to and from Beijing?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Beijing and Singapore, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Taipei, Chengdu, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Dublin, Manila, Xi'an, Changchun, Guilin, Hangzhou, Harbin, Dalian, Qingdao, New Delhi.
What are the most popular routes to and from Xining?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Xining and Shenzhen, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Shanghai, Changsha, Nanjing, Zhuhai, Sydney, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Xi'an, Lhasa, Karamay, Sanya, Kathmandu, Ningbo, Golmud, Kaduna.
Which airports are there in Beijing?
Beijing is mainly served by Beijing Capital International. But there are other airports nearby, including Beijing Daxing International Airport, Beijing Nanyuan.
What airports are near Beijing?
The main airport in Beijing is Beijing Capital International. It is also served by Tianjin Binhai International, Shijiazhuang Zhengding International, Tangshan Sannühe, Zhangjiakou Ningyuan, Chengde Puning, Qinhuangdao Beidaihe.
What airports are near Xining?
The main airport in Xining is Xining Caojiabao International. It is also served by Lanzhou Zhongchuan International, Xining Caojiabao International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Beijing and Xining?
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