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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Lunar New Year, Beijing by plane or train

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Fly Edinburgh to Beijing Capital  •  16h 10m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Beijing Capital (PEK) EDI - PEK

¥3944 - ¥14085

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Fly Edinburgh to Beijing Daxing, train  •  16h 26m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Beijing Daxing (PKX) EDI - PKX
  2. Take the train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao

¥3155 - ¥7098

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Beijing Daxing, train  •  18h 32m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Beijing Daxing (PKX) GLA - PKX
  3. Take the train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao

¥3279 - ¥11386

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Beijing Capital  •  21h 3m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Beijing Capital (PEK) ABZ - PEK

¥5201 - ¥13726

Train to Manchester, fly to Beijing Capital  •  18h 40m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Beijing Capital (PEK) MAN - PEK

¥7149 - ¥8465

Train to Newcastle, fly to Beijing Daxing, train  •  20h 50m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Beijing Daxing (PKX) NCL - PKX
  3. Take the train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao

¥3604 - ¥10199

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Beijing Daxing, train  •  18h 40m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Beijing Daxing (PKX) ABZ - PKX
  3. Take the train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao

¥3212 - ¥12739

Edinburgh (EDI) to Beijing Capital (PEK) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Beijing Capital (PEK) is around 15h 33m and covers a distance of around 7936 km. The fastest flight normally takes 12h 35m. Services are operated by KLM, Finnair, Lufthansa and others. Typically 57 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
15h 33m
Fastest flight journey time:
12h 35m
Flight distance:
7936 km
Flights per week:
57
Cheapest price:
¥3918
Carbon emissions:
1609 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
18:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh (EDI) to Beijing Capital (PEK) flight schedules

United Kingdom → China
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International entry into China from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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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 Lunar New Year, Beijing is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lunar New Year, Beijing is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lunar New Year, Beijing 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: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Edinburgh to Lunar New Year, Beijing is to fly and train, which costs £340 - £800 and takes 16h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Lunar New Year, Beijing is to fly which costs £430 - £1,600 and takes 16h 10m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Lunar New Year, Beijing is 7936 km.

It takes approximately 16h 10m to get from Edinburgh to Lunar New Year, Beijing, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Beijing Capital Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 35m and has one stopover.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Air China, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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There are 753+ hotels available in Lunar New Year, Beijing. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Lunar New Year, Beijing.
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  • Distance: 7935.9 km
  • Duration: 16h 10m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Lunar New Year, Beijing, China?

KLM, Finnair and 10 other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Lunar New Year, Beijing every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Daxing via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥10000
Flights from Glasgow to Beijing Daxing via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥11000
Flights from Newcastle to Beijing Daxing via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥12000
Flights from Aberdeen to Beijing Daxing via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥11000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥13000
Flights from Aberdeen to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥13000
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥14000
Flights from Newcastle to Beijing Daxing via Amsterdam Schiphol, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥15000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥12000
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Capital via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥12000
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥21000
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Capital via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥24000
Flights from Aberdeen to Beijing Capital via Stavanger, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥12000
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥27000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Capital via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥16000
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥17000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Capital via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥12000
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Capital via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥14000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Beijing Daxing via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥7000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥13000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥22000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Manchester to Beijing Capital via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥14000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Newcastle to Beijing Daxing via Dusseldorf, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥8500
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Beijing Daxing via Amsterdam Schiphol, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥25000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Beijing Daxing via Amsterdam Schiphol, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥15000
Train operators
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
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥95 - ¥280
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
¥95 - ¥140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
¥210 - ¥280
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥250 - ¥750
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
¥250 - ¥360
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
¥550 - ¥750
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥150 - ¥1400
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
¥150 - ¥220
Anytime Day Single
¥600 - ¥900
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
¥950 - ¥1400
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥1400
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
¥140 - ¥210
Anytime Day Single
¥600 - ¥850
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
¥950 - ¥1400
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1700
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
¥550 - ¥700
Anytime Day 1st Class
¥1200 - ¥1700
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥1700
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
¥550 - ¥700
Anytime Day 1st Class
¥1100 - ¥1700
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥950
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
¥230 - ¥330
Off-Peak Day Single
¥470 - ¥750
Anytime Day Single
¥600 - ¥950
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥350 - ¥550
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
¥150 - ¥210
Off-Peak Day Single
¥270 - ¥410
Anytime Day Single
¥350 - ¥550

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