The cheapest times to fly from SWA to KUL are

  • January 1st to January 14th
  • February 5th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 16th)
  • August 6th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to November 11th

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 KUL is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $681 for Friday flights during late January, or as low as $90 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $113 to $314 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $114. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $383. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $269 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $208 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to KUL flight.

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

SWA to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to KUL 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 $0.07, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (11%) 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 $189. Return trip prices are from the KUL 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 KUL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 8 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, AirAsia, Bangkok Airways, China Eastern, China Southern, Jetstar, Lucky Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Thai AirAsia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1748 miles or 2813 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to KUL flight is about 4 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SWA to KUL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeKUL
Destination airport nameKuala Lumpur International Airport
CityKuala Lumpur


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