The cheapest times to fly from SWA to SKP are

  • July 16th to February 18th (except the weeks of January 1st, January 8th, January 22nd, and January 29th)

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 SKP is early September. Prices can be as high as $7826 for Monday flights during late March, or as low as $1409 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Skopje

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Skopje (SKP) will usually cost between $1500 to $7572 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1608. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $6476. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4868 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3456 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to SKP flight.

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

SWA to SKP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to SKP flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SKP, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Skopje, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2169 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2831. Return trip prices are from the SKP 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 SKP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 42 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SWA to SKP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sofia Airport (SOF) in Sofia

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SKP
  • Usually 67.36% less expensive than SKP
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to SOF flights

Destination alternative #2: Podgorica Airport (TGD) in Podgorica

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from SKP
  • Usually 51.71% less expensive than SKP
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to TGD flights


Flight Hacking SWA to SKP

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SWA to SKP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Warsaw (SWA > WAW > SKP)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $2474 (71.57%)

See SWA to MXP flights

Hack #2: Milan (SWA > MXP > SKP)

  • Price for both tickets: $986
  • Average savings: $2470 (71.46%)

See SWA to WAW flights

Hack #3: Gothenburg (SWA > GOT > SKP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1067
  • Average savings: $2389 (69.13%)

See SWA to GOT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Austrian, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, LOT, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Skopje Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5401 miles or 8692 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to SKP flight is about 10 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Skopje?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from SWA to SKP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SWA
Origination airport name Waisha Airport
City Shantou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 116.8

Return Airport

Destination code SKP
Destination airport name Skopje Airport
City Skopje
Country Macedonia
Latitude 42
Longitude 21.6


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