The cheapest times to fly from ANU to SWA are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • February 12th to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 22nd (except the week of April 2nd)
  • May 28th to July 15th

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 ANU to SWA is early November. Prices can be as high as $10700 for Thursday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1813 for Sunday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from St. Johns (ANU) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1954 to $8878 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $2134. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $8961. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6827 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2858 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANU to SWA flight.

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

ANU to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANU to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Antigua. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ANU. 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 $4288 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2591. Return trip prices are from the SWA to ANU 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 ANU 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 18 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1466
  • Average savings: $1392 (48.71%)

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1631
  • Average savings: $1228 (42.95%)

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1713
  • Average savings: $1146 (40.08%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to V C Bird International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9631 miles or 15500 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANU to SWA flight is about 18 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Johns and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from ANU to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeANU
Origination airport nameV C Bird International Airport
CitySt. Johns
CountryAntigua and Barbuda

Return Airport

Destination codeSWA
Destination airport nameWaisha Airport


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