Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International airport (PEK)Opens in a new tab or window is the busiest airport in Asia, and is the major international gateway serving Beijing. It's located in the Chaoyang District, 32km (20 miles) from the city centre.

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Qantas flights QF1-QF399 operate from Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3 (T3).

View the latest carry-on baggage restrictions.

All Qantas customers arriving from Australia must clear customs and immigration in Beijing.

Note: Chinese Renminbi is not a free-exchange currency. Restrictions apply when exchanging from Renminbi to other currencies. Passengers are required to keep their receipts so as to exchange Renminbi back to their original currency. Currency exchange counters are available on the arrivals and departure levels, and passengers can exchange currency by presenting their passport.



There are no Qantas ticketing facilities at this airport.

Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.


Check-in is located in aisles D17 - D22.

Opens 3 hours before departure.

Note: For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.



Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall on level 1.

Information monitors display baggage carousel numbers for your flight.

Baggage Services has a counter located in the arrivals hall.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.


Cathay Pacific lounge, located at Terminal 3E, opposite gate E21.


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Lists the transport options for getting to and from Beijing Capital airport.
Transport Details
Free Shuttle Available every 15 minutes for passengers transferring between terminals 1 and 2.
Car The airport is approximately 60 minutes drive from the city.
Car parkingOpens in a new tab or window is available at Beijing Capital International Airport.
Taxis Metered taxis are available from the official stand outside the arrivals hall. Fare is approximately ¥135 to the city.
It is advisable that passengers have their destination written in Chinese or indicated on a map.
Buses The Airport BusOpens in a new tab or window operates services between the airport and the city.
Fares start at ¥24 one way.
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