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Book flights to Beijing

Beijing is China's capital and the world's second-most populous city. Located in northern China, it has a long history dating back 3 millennia. Beijing is famous for its historical sites like the Forbidden City, the vast Tiananmen Square, and the Great Wall of China. The city also offers modern experiences with contemporary architecture, a bustling atmosphere, and delicious cuisine. The climate is continental with hot, humid summers and cold, dry winters. If you're interested in history and culture, Beijing is a great place to visit.

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Airports near Beijing

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Beijing, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Beijing becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Beijing Capital International Airport

This is the main international airport in Beijing and is located approximately 32 kilometres northeast of the city centre. It is well-connected to major cities around the world and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Beijing Daxing International Airport

Located approximately 46 kilometres south of the city centre, this airport is another major international airport serving Beijing. It opened in 2019 and offers a modern and efficient travel experience.


Tianjin Binhai International Airport

If you prefer a connecting flight to a more local airport, Tianjin Binhai International Airport is a good option. It is located approximately 130 kilometres southeast of Beijing and offers a range of domestic and international flights.


Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport

Another alternative for connecting flights is Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport, which is located approximately 280 kilometres southwest of Beijing. It serves as a regional airport and offers domestic flights to various destinations in China.

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Buy your flights to Beijing and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Beijing offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Beijing

Discovering the many attractions of Beijing can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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The Great Wall of China

This iconic landmark needs no introduction. It's a must-see for any visitor to Beijing. The Great Wall stretches for thousands of miles across China, but there are several sections near Beijing that are easily accessible to tourists. The most popular section is Badaling, which is the closest to the city center. However, if you're looking for a less crowded experience, you can visit Mutianyu or Jinshanling.

The Forbidden City

This enormous palace complex was the home of Chinese emperors for centuries. It's located in the heart of Beijing and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Forbidden City is a sprawling complex with hundreds of buildings, courtyards, and gardens. It's a great place to learn about Chinese history and culture.

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Tiananmen Square

This large square is located in the centre of Beijing. It's one of the largest public squares in the world and is an important part of Chinese history. Tiananmen Square is home to several important buildings, including the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the National Museum of China.