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There are 2 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Forbidden City by plane or train

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Fly Bristol to Beijing Capital  •  14h 45m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Beijing Capital (PEK) BRS - PEK

¥5550 - ¥11405

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Beijing Daxing, train  •  15h 59m

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

¥3122 - ¥6866

Bristol (BRS) to Beijing Capital (PEK) flights

The flight time between Bristol (BRS) and Beijing Capital (PEK) is around 16h 13m and covers a distance of around 8270 km. The fastest flight normally takes 12h 55m. Services are operated by KLM, Lufthansa, Air China and others. Typically 18 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
16h 13m
Fastest flight journey time:
12h 55m
Flight distance:
8270 km
Flights per week:
18
Cheapest price:
¥4387
Carbon emissions:
1677 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:05
Last flight departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol (BRS) to Beijing Capital (PEK) flight schedules

United Kingdom → China
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International entry into China from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into China from United Kingdom

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering China from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Forbidden City is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Forbidden City is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Forbidden City is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from China.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: IATA.

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Forbidden City is to train and fly which costs £340 - £800 and takes 15h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Forbidden City is to fly which takes 14h 45m and costs £600 - £1,300.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Forbidden City is 8275 km.

It takes approximately 14h 45m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Forbidden City, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Beijing Capital Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 10m and has one stopover.

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easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Bristol Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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There are 754+ hotels available in Forbidden City. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Forbidden City.
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  • Distance: 8275.1 km
  • Duration: 14h 45m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Forbidden City, China?

KLM, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Forbidden City 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Bristol to Beijing Capital via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Flights from London Heathrow to Beijing Daxing via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥19000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥14000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥12000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bristol to Beijing Capital via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥8500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Beijing Daxing via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥6000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Beijing Daxing via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥6000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Beijing Daxing via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Beijing Daxing via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥7500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Beijing Daxing via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥11000
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥470
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
¥380 - ¥470
Anytime Day 1st Class
¥650 - ¥900
Beijing Airport Express
Website
bjsubway.com
Train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥35
Schedules at
bdia.com.cn

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