Oneworld flagship carrier British Airways is currently selling cheap flights to Beijing from Dublin. Not only do the flights only cost €353, but they also include 23 kg of luggage. Also, flight times and availability are excellent.
From Dublin you’ll fly to London-Heathrow, and then continue to Beijing on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Search & Book
This deal is only valid until June 17, 2019, so you don’t have much time to book this. You have to stay for at least one Sunday and your stay cannot exceed 12 months. Availability is extremely high.
For your convenience, we’ve put together an availability calendar for trip lengths of 4-11 days:
The short flight from Dublin is issued in class S, and the long-haul flight to Beijing in class O. That will get you the following amount of miles:
- 5,346 Avios + 40 Qpoints on Qatar Privilege Club
- 4,524 Points on Finnair Plus
- 3,034 Avios + 60 TP on British Airways Executive Club
- 3,034 Avios + 210 TP on Iberia Plus
- 3,034 Miles on Alaska Mileage Plan
- 2,834 Avios on Aer Lingus AerClub
- 2,814 Miles on American AAdvantage
- 2,812 Miles on LATAM Pass
- 2,812 Miles on Japan Airlines Mileage Bank
- 2,674 Miles on SriLankan FlySmiles
- 2,674 Miles on S7 Airlines Priority Club
- 2,674 Miles on Royal Jordanian Royal Club
- 2,534 Miles on Royal Air Maroc Safar Flyer
- 140 Award Miles + 10 Tier Miles on Asia Miles
Information & Tips for Beijing
China’s capital Beijing is full of historically and contemporary important buildings. Most of them concentrate arround Tian’anmen square – which is sorrounded by government buildings and the entrance to the Forbidden City, the palace that hosted China’s emperors for more than 500 years. Beijing itself is full of attraction that take weeks to discover, but the fun doesn’t end there. Just a 90-minute bus ride away is The Great Wall at Badaling, the best known section of the Great Wall of China.
The Best Time to Visit
Beijing is located in a continental climate zone and is known for its hot, humid summers and its harsh, cold winters. Therefore, the best times to visit are from late March through May and late August through November.
Please be aware that during the Chinese National holidays, usually two weeks after October 1st, the city is overcrowded with Chinese tourists and should be avoided.
From the airport to the city
Beijing Capital Airport, the second busiest worldwide, is very well-connected by public transport. It is served by a regular subway line and an express rail way to the edge of the city centre, which takes 20 Minutes and costs about €3 one way. Further, there are 18 bus lines to different parts of the city (costing €3-5). Of course, taxis are an option as well. A trip to the city centre costs around €12-15, but often take over an hour.
It is not possible to rent a car in China without a Chinese drivers licence.
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