The cheapest times to fly from CDG to SWA are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • October 29th 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 CDG to SWA is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1209 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $620 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Paris (CDG) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $620 to $1021 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $620. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1039. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $419 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $705 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDG to SWA flight.

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

CDG to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDG to SWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Paris. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $53 (6%) 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 $723. Return trip prices are from the SWA to CDG 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 CDG to SWA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CDG to SWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gaoqi Airport (XMN) in Xiamen

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from SWA
  • Usually 16.25% less expensive than SWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CDG to XMN flights


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

Hack #1: Vienna (CDG > VIE > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $646
  • Average savings: $59 (8.37%)

See CDG to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Hainan, KLM, Shanghai Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6006 miles or 9666 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDG to SWA flight is about 11 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Paris and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from CDG to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CDG
Origination airport name Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City Paris
Country France
Latitude 49
Longitude 2.6

Return Airport

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


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