Cheap flights from Singapore Changi to Beijing
Flight information Singapore Changi to Beijing
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Average flight time, total distance 4494 kilometres
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Flying from Singapore to Beijing
As one of the wealthiest cities in the world, Beijing encapsulates a modern metropolis that is sophisticated and well-organised. Behind its posh malls and glittering night lights, tourists are also drawn to its historical importance as well as its natural attractions.
Flights to Beijing typically arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). A visa is not required for Singaporeans and 2 other nationalities who are looking to stay for a period of 15 days and less.
Airlines that fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Beijing Capital (PEK)
Top airlines that service Singapore to Beijing flights directly are Air China and Singapore Airlines. Flights are available every day of the week.
A plethora of other Asian airlines like Shenzhen Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Xiamen Airlines and Thai Airways also operate on this route, but with a stopover in respective base cities.
The popular stopover airports are Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (SZX), Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) and Fuzhou Changle International Airport (FOC).
No budget air carrier operates Singapore to Beijing flights as of November 2018.
Arrival at Beijing Capital (PEK)
Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is located in the capital of People’s Republic of China and is one of the country’s biggest and busiest air transport hubs. The airport is located 32 kilometres from the city center and consists of 3 passenger terminals. The airport, which currently accommodates 90 million passengers, is equipped with top-notch facilities.
There’s no shortage of things to do, see and eat in Beijing Capital International Airport, which is well-equipped to handle all the shopping and dining needs of its travellers. All manners of food and beverage of both local and foreign origins can be found within its multiple passenger terminals, as can duty-free shops, retail boutiques, and the ubiquitous airport gift shops and convenience stores.
If you need some rest or sleep, there are a few lounges spread out across the terminals that you can pay to enjoy the food and facilities within. If you haven't arranged any accommodation, the nearest hotel is the Crowne Plaza Beijing International Airport for CNY 800 (SGD $159) per night.
There are 3 main ways to get from the Beijing Capital International Airport to the city center: metro, bus and taxi. The cheapest way is to take the Airport Express Train from Terminal 2 or 3 - this train would connect them to Sanyuanqiao or Dongzhimen stations in downtown Beijing in around 20 minutes, at a fare of about CNY 25 (SGD $5.08) per pax. Otherwise, numerous airport shuttle buses heading towards major landmarks within Beijing can also be boarded at the airport.
If you are rushing for time and you want the most convenient option, a taxi ride will cost you approximately CNY 120-150 (SGD $23-30) and it will take you around 50 minutes to get into the city.
Beijing, the capital of one of the biggest countries in the world, is synonymous with ancient historical attractions, hidden lush greenery, and delectable Chinese cuisine. Home to a total of 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Beijing hosts various attractions for all kinds of travellers.
Situated north of Beijing city center, The Great Wall of China is a timeless attraction for tourists and locals alike. Mutianyu and Badaling are two of the most preserved sections of the wall, so travellers have the opportunity to enjoy the panoramic mountainous scenery as well as hiking.
There are also plenty of lakes and parks to take a stroll around and even enjoy cherry blossom viewing. Summer Palace and Yuyuantan Park are known for their beautiful cherry blossom, while the 400-acre Fragrant Hills Park is known for their Red Leaves Festival as well as its abundant cultural relics. Otherwise, head to Beijing Botanical Garden, home to over 15 different gardens and over 1000 kinds of plants.
The oldest and longest man-made canal in the world, Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, is also worth a visit for its impressive history and scenery. Travellers can opt for the cultural cruise tour along the canal or enjoy a pleasant stroll along the Grand Canal Forest Park.
History and culture lovers will appreciate the vast historical sites in Beijing. From the massive and well-planned Forbidden City, the symbolical Temple of Sun and Temple of Heaven, the unique and artsy 798 Art Zone, the important Tiananmen Square to the elaborate mausoleums at the Imperial Tombs of the Ming Dynasties, this bustling metropolis is a historical hotbed.
Some of the must-try foods in Beijing include Peking Duck (roasted duck served with plum sauce and thin Mandarin pancakes), Aiwowo (steamed glutionous rice balls) and Luzhu Huoshao (boiled pig intestines with fried tofu and wheat cake). Travellers can also visit the Wangfujing Snack Street and Guijie to sample some mouth-watering street food.
Frequently asked questions about flights from Singapore to Beijing
What is the time difference between Singapore and Beijing?
There is no time difference between Singapore (GMT +8:00) and Beijing (GMT +8:00).
What is the weather like in Beijing?
Beijing is generally warm and humid and it experiences all four seasons throughout the year. The best time to visit Beijing is during spring (March to May) and fall (September to October) due to its mild temperatures and minimal rainfall. The coldest average month is January with -4°C and the hottest month is July, with an average temperature of 26°C.
What is the exchange rate between Singapore Dollar and Chinese Yuan?
As of 26 November 2018, the local currency is the Chinese Yuan (CNY). The current exchange rate is SGD $1 = CNY 5.05 (USD $1= SGD $1.38)
What is the average cost of a meal in Beijing?
In general, the cost of food in Beijing is fairly cheaper than Singapore. A simple meal in an inexpensive restaurant in Beijing will cost approximately CNY 50 (SGD $9) as opposed to an average of SGD $12 in Singapore. If you are looking at a typical three-course meal in a restaurant for two, this will cost you around CNY 200 (SGD $40) in Beijing, but SGD $60 in Singapore.
What is the average cost of a hotel in Beijing?
Hotel prices in Beijing are fairly lower as compared to Singapore. A night in an average 4-star hotel should cost around CNY 600 (SGD $119) in Beijing, which is lower than the average of SGD $130 in Singapore. An average room in a 5-star hotel in Beijing (CNY 1000 or SGD $198) is lower than the average in Singapore (SGD $250).
Getting from Singapore Changi to Beijing Capital
Singapore Changi Airport has four main terminals. T1, T2 and T3 are linked by a complimentary SkyTrain and T4 can be reached by shuttle bus. It is easily accessible from the city via train or taxi. Taking a taxi to the airport from the city center will cost an estimated SGD $20 and should take no more than half an hour.
The highly-acclaimed airport offers free WiFi and a plethora of restaurants, shops, and duty-free retail outlets and is one of the most popular airports to transit at. There are also different lounges spread out across the terminals.
If you’re flying to Beijing with Singapore Airlines, you will depart from Terminal 3. For China Southern, Xiamen Air, Shenzhen Airlines and Air China, you will depart from Terminal 1.
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