The cheapest times to fly from FDF to SWA are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • March 12th to July 15th (except the weeks of June 18th and June 25th)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and October 29th)

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 FDF to SWA is early December. Prices can be as high as $3392 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1919 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Fort de France (FDF) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1919 to $2333 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1919. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2400. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $481 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1930 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FDF to SWA flight.

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

FDF to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FDF to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Fort-de-France Bay. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Fridays 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 $151 (6%) 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 $1940. Return trip prices are from the SWA to FDF 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 FDF 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 38 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Toulouse (FDF > TLS > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1367
  • Average savings: $564 (29.2%)

See FDF to NTE flights

Hack #2: Nantes (FDF > NTE > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1455
  • Average savings: $476 (24.64%)

See FDF to TLS flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (FDF > FRA > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1771
  • Average savings: $159 (8.24%)

See FDF to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, China Southern, Finnair, Hainan, KLM, Shanghai Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Martinique Aime Cesaire Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9804 miles or 15778 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FDF to SWA flight is about 18 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort de France and Shantou?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FDF
Origination airport name Martinique Aime Cesaire Airport
City Fort de France
Country Martinique
Latitude 14.6
Longitude -61

Return Airport

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


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