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The cheapest times to fly from CLT to SWA are

  • February 19th to May 6th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)

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 CLT to SWA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2552 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $1164 for Tuesday flights around mid November.

 

When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Charlotte, NC (CLT) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1218 to $1768 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1203. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2131. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $928 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1393 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLT to SWA flight.

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

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CLT to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLT to SWA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Charlotte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. 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 $54 (4%) 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 $1386. Return trip prices are from the SWA to CLT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CLT 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 47 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 CLT to SWA while comparing.

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

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from SWA
  • Usually 32.06% less expensive than SWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLT to XMN flights

 

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

Hack #1: Shanghai (CLT > PVG > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1049
  • Average savings: $344 (24.7%)

See CLT to PVG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1153
  • Average savings: $240 (17.2%)

See CLT to JFK flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (CLT > YVR > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1238
  • Average savings: $155 (11.1%)

See CLT to YVR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, American, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Kenya Airways, Shanghai Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Charlotte Douglas International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8221 miles or 13230 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLT to SWA flight is about 15 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlotte, NC and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from CLT to SWA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeCLT
Origination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.2
Longitude-80.9

Return Airport

Destination codeSWA
Destination airport nameWaisha Airport
CityShantou
CountryChina
Latitude23.4
Longitude116.8

 

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