The cheapest times to fly from TYN to SWA are

  • May 14th to July 22nd
  • October 8th to March 25th

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 TYN to SWA is late December. Prices can be as high as $809 for Thursday flights during early October, or as low as $657 for Friday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Taiyuan (TYN) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $657 to $793 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $657. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $764. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $107 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $734 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYN to SWA flight.

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

TYN to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYN to SWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Taiyuan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into TYN. Thursdays 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 $10 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $707. Return trip prices are from the SWA to TYN 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 TYN to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking TYN to SWA

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 TYN to SWA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (TYN > BKK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $605
  • Average savings: $129 (17.57%)

See TYN to BKK flights

Hack #2: Taipei (TYN > TPE > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $120 (16.35%)

See TYN to TPE flights

Hack #3: Changsha (TYN > CSX > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $701
  • Average savings: $34 (4.56%)

See TYN to CSX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, West Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1019 miles or 1640 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYN to SWA flight is about 2 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Taiyuan and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from TYN to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TYN
Origination airport name Wusu Airport
City Taiyuan
Country China
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 112.6

Return Airport

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


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