The cheapest times to fly from BRO to SWA are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)
  • August 20th to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 22nd 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 BRO to SWA is early November. Prices can be as high as $3309 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $1523 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Brownsville, TX (BRO) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1619 to $2815 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 $1739. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $2580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $842 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2142 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BRO to SWA flight.

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

BRO to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BRO to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Brownsville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $366 (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 $1973. Return trip prices are from the SWA to BRO 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 BRO 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 59 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Singapore (BRO > SIN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1216
  • Average savings: $926 (43.22%)

See BRO to SIN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1313
  • Average savings: $829 (38.69%)

See BRO to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1388
  • Average savings: $754 (35.19%)

See BRO to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8331 miles or 13407 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BRO to SWA flight is about 15 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Brownsville, TX and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from BRO to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BRO
Origination airport name Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport
City Brownsville, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 25.9
Longitude -97.4

Return Airport

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


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