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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 Shandong Airlines)

Non-Stop Beijing to Los Angeles flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

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 1 hr to 24 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.

Hainan Airlines
PEK ➝ LAX
12 hrs
Non-Stop
Shenzhen Airlines
PEK ➝ LAX
12 hrs
Non-Stop
Singapore Airlines
PEK ➝ LAX
12 hrs
Non-Stop
Dragonair
PEK ➝ LAX
12 hrs
Non-Stop
Malaysia Airlines
PEK ➝ LAX
12 hrs
Non-Stop

Flight time from Beijing to Los Angeles via San Francisco, CA • PEK to LAX via SFO

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport via San Francisco International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 14 hours 44 minutes

United Airlines
PEK ➝ SFO ➝ LAX
Total flight duration
14 hours 44 minutes
PEK to SFO → 11 hours 25 minutes
SFO Stop 1 hour 45 minutes
SFO to LAX → 1 hour 34 minutes

Flight time from Beijing to Los Angeles via San Francisco, CA • PEK to LAX via SFO

Flight duration from Beijing Capital International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport via San Francisco International Airport, United States on United Airlines flight is 15 hours 17 minutes

United Airlines
PEK ➝ SFO ➝ LAX
Total flight duration
15 hours 17 minutes
PEK to SFO → 11 hours 25 minutes
SFO Stop 2 hours 20 minutes
SFO to LAX → 1 hour 32 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 - SAN San Diego, San Diego International Airport 19 hrs 50 mins1 Stop
PEK - SNA Santa Ana, CA, John Wayne Airport 21 hrs 6 mins1 Stop
PEK - ONT Ontario, Ontario International Airport 36 hrs 30 mins1 Stop

Beijing - Los Angeles Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Beijing, China :
10:35 PM, Wed, 1 Oct, 2014
Beijing Timezone: +08:00
Current time in Los Angeles, United States :
07:35 AM, Wed, 1 Oct, 2014
Los Angeles Timezone: -07:00
Beijing time is 15 hours ahead of Los Angeles

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.

Beijing - Lat: 40.0754, Long: 116.592   Los Angeles - Lat: 33.9435, Long: -118.409

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.

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