There are 6 ways to get from Beijing to London by plane or train

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Fly Beijing Capital to London Heathrow  •  13h 36m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to London Heathrow (LHR) PEK - LHR

£298 - £688

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Fly Beijing Capital to Manchester, train  •  17h 12m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Manchester (MAN) PEK - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to London Euston

£120 - £788

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Fly Beijing Capital to London City  •  15h 49m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to London City (LCY) PEK - LCY

£494 - £658

Train to Beijing Daxing, fly to London Heathrow  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the train from Caoqiao to Beijing Daxing International Airport
  2. Fly from Beijing Daxing (PKX) to London Heathrow (LHR) PKX - LHR

£280 - £1,340

Fly Beijing Capital to London Gatwick, train  •  16h 24m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to London Gatwick (LGW) PEK - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£262 - £776

Train  •  7 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Beijing to Moskva Iaroslavskaja
  2. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaia to Linz Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£824 - £1,482

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to London is to train and fly which costs ¥2400 - ¥12000 and takes 14h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to London is to fly which costs ¥2600 - ¥6500 and takes 13h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Beijing to London. However, there are services departing from Beijing and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Komsomolskaya, Moskva Belorusskaia, Linz Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 days 16h.

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The distance between Beijing and London is 5088 miles.

The best way to get from Beijing to London without a car is to train which takes 7 days 16h and costs ¥7000 - ¥13000.

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It takes approximately 13h 36m to get from Beijing to London, including transfers.

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Beijing to London train services, operated by Russian Railways (РЖД), depart from Beijing station.

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The best way to get from Beijing to London is to fly which takes 13h 36m and costs ¥2600 - ¥6500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥7000 - ¥13000 and takes 7 days 16h.

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The quickest flight from Beijing Capital Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 35m.

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London is 7h behind Beijing. It is currently 12:25 AM in Beijing and 5:25 PM in London.

Map of how to get from Beijing to London.
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  • Distance: 5087.5 miles
  • Duration: 13h 36m

What companies run services between Beijing, China and London, England?

Air China, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Dongzhimen to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Beijing to London King's Cross via Moskva Iaroslavskaja, Komsomolskaya, Belorusskaya, Moskva Belorusskaia, Linz Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 7 days 16h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£340 - £1,200
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,200
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,100
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£340 - £1,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,900
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,900
Flights from Beijing Capital to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £5,500
Flights from Beijing Capital to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,200
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £850
Flights from Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from Beijing Capital to Manchester via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£700 - £1,200
Flights from Beijing Capital to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£470 - £950
Flights from Beijing Capital to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £1,200
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Flights from Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £800
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£530
Flights from Beijing Capital to London City via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£280 - £750
Flights from Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £650
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,200
Flights from Beijing Capital to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £1,200
Flights from Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£650 - £2,300
Flights from Beijing Capital to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£800 - £1,800
Flights from Beijing Capital to Manchester via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£350 - £1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,100
Flights from Beijing Capital to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£290 - £850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,200
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £950
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£310 - £1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£470 - £950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to London Gatwick via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£350 - £900
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Manchester
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £550
Train operators
Beijing Airport Express
Website
bjsubway.com
Train from Caoqiao to Beijing Daxing International Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£4
Schedules at
bdia.com.cn
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Beijing to Moskva Iaroslavskaja
Ave. Duration
5 days 19h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£440 - £750
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaia to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
29h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£140 - £220
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£85 - £120
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170

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Beijing to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Finnair, KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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