The cheapest times to fly from ACA to SWA are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 ACA to SWA is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $13600 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $1840 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Acapulco (ACA) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1878 to $7235 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $2109. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $7848. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5739 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3521 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ACA to SWA flight.

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

ACA to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ACA to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Acapulco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ACA. 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 $1657 (30%) 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 $2959. Return trip prices are from the SWA to ACA 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 ACA to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 41 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ACA 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 ACA to SWA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ACA > LAX > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1290
  • Average savings: $2232 (63.38%)

See ACA to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ACA > JFK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1479
  • Average savings: $2043 (58.01%)

See ACA to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (ACA > SFO > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1583
  • Average savings: $1939 (55.06%)

See ACA to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, China Southern, Delta, JAL, KLM, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to General Juan N Alvarez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8722 miles or 14037 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ACA to SWA flight is about 16 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Acapulco and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from ACA to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeACA
Origination airport nameGeneral Juan N Alvarez International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSWA
Destination airport nameWaisha Airport


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