The cheapest times to fly from SWA to BKK are

  • March 5th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • June 4th to July 15th (except the week of June 18th)
  • early to mid August
  • October 8th to January 7th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SWA to BKK is late March. Prices can be as high as $669 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $159 for Tuesday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Bangkok

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Bangkok (BKK) will usually cost between $178 to $513 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $169. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $559. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $390 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $217 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to BKK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SWA to BKK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SWA to BKK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to BKK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Bangkok, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $238. Return trip prices are from the BKK to SWA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SWA to BKK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from SWA to BKK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) in Bangkok

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from BKK
  • Usually 12.21% less expensive than BKK
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to DMK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SWA to BKK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Kenya Airways, Kunming Airlines, Lanmei Airlines (Cambodia), Lucky Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1245 miles or 2004 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SWA to BKK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to BKK flight is about 3 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Bangkok?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SWA to BKK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBKK
Destination airport nameSuvarnabhumi International Airport


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