The cheapest times to fly from HIB to SWA are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • April 9th to May 13th (except the weeks of April 16th and April 30th)
  • October 8th 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 HIB to SWA is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $6926 for Saturday flights during late March, or as low as $1147 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Hibbing, MN (HIB) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1451 to $6781 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1437. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $6558. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5669 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HIB to SWA flight.

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

HIB to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HIB to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Hibbing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into HIB. 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 $887 (17%) 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 $4169. Return trip prices are from the SWA to HIB 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 HIB to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 57 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (HIB > LAX > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1387
  • Average savings: $4283 (75.54%)

See HIB to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1454
  • Average savings: $4216 (74.36%)

See HIB to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1497
  • Average savings: $4173 (73.6%)

See HIB to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Asiana, China Southern, Delta, Shanghai Airlines, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Range Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7207 miles or 11599 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HIB to SWA flight is about 13 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Hibbing, MN and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from HIB to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HIB
Origination airport name Range Regional Airport
City Hibbing, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 47.4
Longitude -92.8

Return Airport

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


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