The cheapest times to fly from AGS to SWA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 22nd
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 AGS to SWA is early June. Prices can be as high as $5279 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $1228 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Augusta, GA (AGS) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1561 to $4360 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $1601. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $2950. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1350 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1917 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AGS to SWA flight.

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

AGS to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AGS to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Augusta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 Shantou, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Augusta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $402 (16%) 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 $1964. Return trip prices are from the SWA to AGS 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 AGS to SWA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (AGS > JFK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1245
  • Average savings: $673 (35.08%)

See AGS to JFK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (AGS > LAX > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1287
  • Average savings: $631 (32.89%)

See AGS to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1334
  • Average savings: $583 (30.41%)

See AGS to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, China Southern, Delta, KLM, Shanghai Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8322 miles or 13393 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AGS to SWA flight is about 15 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Augusta, GA and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from AGS to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AGS
Origination airport name Augusta Regional at Bush Field Airport
City Augusta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -82

Return Airport

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


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