If you are actually flying from Beijing, China to Los Angeles, United States or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Beijing and Los Angeles, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Flight time from Beijing to Los Angeles is 12 hours

Non-Stop flight duration from PEK to LAX is 12 hours (Operated by Air China)

How long does it take to fly from Beijing to Los Angeles?

Non-stop flight time from Beijing to Los Angeles is around 12 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Beijing and Los Angeles takes close to 14 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 37 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the two airports in Beijing to Los Angeles.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Beijing - Los Angeles flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 55 mins to 21 hrs .

The nearest airport to Beijing, is Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and the nearest airport to Los Angeles, is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Find flights from Beijing to cities and airports near Los Angeles

Distance from Beijing to Los Angeles is approximately 10040 kilometers.

Flights from Beijing to Los Angeles • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Beijing arrive at Los Angeles International Airport. Los Angeles is served by 1 international airports.

Air China
PEK ➝ LAX
12 hrs
Non-Stop

Flight time from Beijing to Los Angeles via Guangzhou • PEK to LAX via CAN

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport via New Baiyun Airport, China on China Southern Airlines flight is 18 hours 40 minutes

China Southern Airlines
PEK ➝ CAN ➝ LAX
Total flight duration
18 hours 40 minutes
PEK to CAN → 3 hours 30 minutes
CAN Stop 2 hours 30 minutes
CAN to LAX → 12 hours 40 minutes

Flight time from Beijing to Los Angeles via Shanghai • PEK to LAX via SHA

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport via Hongqiao Airport, China on China Eastern Airlines flight is 19 hours 10 minutes

China Eastern Airlines
PEK ➝ SHA ➝ LAX
Total flight duration
19 hours 10 minutes
PEK to SHA → 2 hours 20 minutes
SHA Stop 5 hours 5 minutes
SHA to LAX → 11 hours 45 minutes

Flight time from Beijing, China to airports near Los Angeles, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing to airports nearest to Los Angeles is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
PEK - SNA Santa Ana, CA, John Wayne Airport 18 hrs 44 mins1 Stop
PEK - ONT Ontario, Ontario International Airport 18 hrs 40 mins1 Stop
PEK - SAN San Diego, San Diego International Airport 18 hrs 38 mins1 Stop

Beijing time is 15 hours ahead of Los Angeles

Current time in Beijing, China : Tue, 27 Sep, 2016, 06:27 AM,
Beijing Timezone: CST (+08:00)

Current time in Los Angeles, United States :, Mon, 26 Sep, 2016, 03:27 PM -07:00,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

PEK to LAX Flight - Beijing Airport to Los Angeles Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Beijing Airport & Los Angeles Airport is given below. Click the map to view Beijing to Los Angeles flight path and travel direction.

Find flying time from Beijing Capital International Airport or Beijing or any other airport or city in China to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from Beijing to those airports.