The cheapest times to fly from GHB to SWA are

  • June 25th to July 8th
  • October 8th to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 4th

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 GHB to SWA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $14400 for Thursday flights during early March, or as low as $2629 for Sunday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Governors Harbour (GHB) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $2936 to $10500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $2629. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $9122. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6493 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6415 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GHB to SWA flight.

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

GHB to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GHB to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Governor’s Harbour. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above 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 GHB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shantou, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Governor’s Harbour. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3498 (41%) 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 $4507. Return trip prices are from the SWA to GHB 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 GHB to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 6 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (GHB > SFO > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1899
  • Average savings: $4517 (70.41%)

See GHB to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (GHB > MIA > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1906
  • Average savings: $4509 (70.29%)

See GHB to SFO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (GHB > FLL > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1908
  • Average savings: $4507 (70.26%)

See GHB to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Bahamasair, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Governors Harbour Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8957 miles or 14415 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GHB to SWA flight is about 17 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Governors Harbour and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from GHB to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeGHB
Origination airport nameGovernors Harbour Airport
CityGovernors Harbour
CountryThe Bahamas

Return Airport

Destination codeSWA
Destination airport nameWaisha Airport


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