Questions tagged [pek]

Questions about Beijing Capital International Airport (IATA: PEK) the main international airport serving Beijing, People's Republic of China, and one of the busest airports in the world.

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Is a 3 hours layover in Beijing (PEK) enough?

I have read some crazy horror stories about PEK airport, so I'm a bit worried right now :( Schedule is Milan (MXP) - Beijing (PEK) - Tokyo (HND), then the other way around. Will leave on August 1st. ...
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How to leave Beijing airport (PEK) by foot

I have 5 hours between daytime flights in Beijing Capital airport (terminal 3), and my challenge is to walk out of the airport to eat a bowl of soup at any small local restaurant outside the airport. ...
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Transit Visa required through PEK (Beijing International Airport) for a passport holder of Kyrgyzstan?

I am really confused and looked at various websites, but do NOT have enough information about passport holders of Kyrgyzstan needing a transit visa if going through the PEK Aiport in Beijing. Do ...
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Overnight stay options at Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3

I'm planning a trip that involves an int'l-to-int'l overnight transit at Beijing Capital Airport T3, arriving around 22:00 and leaving the next morning at 05:30 (yes, ouch). I'd like to crash ...
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How to reach Dongzhimen Metro station from Beijing Capital Airport?

As stated in the title, what is the easiest way to reach to Dongzhimen Metro station from Beijing Capital Airport (PEK)?
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Minimum connection times through Beijing airport (PEK)?

I am planning a trip from Washington DC to Bangkok that could have a short layover in Beijing. Both flights would be on Air China. Will I have problems making my connecting flight due to customs or ...
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Can I check-through luggage with Air China (domestic to international)?

My flight itinerary is from Nanjing (China) to Milan (Italy) with one stop in Beijing (China). Both flights are via Air China. Can anybody tell me if my baggage will be checked all the way through? ...
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Do I need a transit visa to travel through Beijing to Melbourne?

I am an American citizen and I'll be flying from Toronto, Canada to Beijing (8 hours layover American Airlines) and Beijing to Melbourne (AirAsia). These are all one way flights and not official ...
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How long to clear international arrival Beijing T3 and Transfer to T2 Domestic?

I am arriving at 4:10 PM, T3 Beijing from International flight and will transfer to a domestic flight leaving at 6 PM from T2. About how long will it take to clear customs in T3 and get to Terminal 2 ...
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1 hour 50 min layover at PEK (Beijing International Airport)

I am being offered a trip from YYZ (Toronto Pearson Airport) to MNL (Manila International Airport) via PEK (Beijing Airport) ON Air China with 1 Hour 50 Min layover at PEK. Is this transit thru PEK ...
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I don't speak Chinese. Will I encounter any problems going through customs in Beijing?

I will be flying to Chongquing (CKG) through Beijing (PEK) with a Chinese friend to visit his home. I am American and speak practically no Chinese. Will I have any trouble going through customs in ...
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Transit in Beijing to another International flight

I am arriving in Beijing for a connection to Bangkok with American Airlines. My next flight is more than two hours later with another "One World Airline" Cathay Pacific. I have been told that I must ...
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How to deal with too short transfer interval?

I got on the flight from Hong Kong to Tokyo via Beijing, and on the stopover, the scheduled time difference is 70 minutes. However, while the first flight arrived at the scheduled time, it took ...
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Renting a bike from Beijing Airport?

Is it possible to rent a bicycle directly from Beijing Capital International Airport? I'm looking for something to do during a day-long layover.
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Beijng Capital International Airport with asthma

We're considering taking a flight in August that connects in Beijing. One of us has mild asthma (usually well controlled) and other health problems that could get worse if the asthma is aggravated. ...
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When transiting Beijing (PEK), citizens of which countries need visas?

According to Wikipedia it seems that anyone can make the transit without a visa, but I'm not convinced. Where can I get some more official information on this?
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Is it possible to change from an Air New Zealand flight to a BA flight in Beijing without going through customs?

My father is flying from NZ to the UK via Beijing. He arrives on an Air New Zealand flight at terminal 3E and departs on a BA flight also from Terminal 3E a few hours latter. Will he need to go ...