The cheapest times to fly from HIJ to SWA are

  • February 12th to April 22nd (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • May 7th to May 27th (except the week of May 14th)
  • June 18th to July 1st
  • October 8th to December 23rd (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 HIJ to SWA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3287 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $2177 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Hiroshima (HIJ) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $2177 to $2769 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 $2186. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3287. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1101 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2206 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HIJ to SWA flight.

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

HIJ to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HIJ to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Hiroshima. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.11, which is above 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 to Shantou, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Hiroshima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $252 (10%) 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 $2247. Return trip prices are from the SWA to HIJ 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 HIJ 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 3 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Taipei (HIJ > TPE > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $1441 (65.3%)

See HIJ to ICN flights

Hack #2: Seoul (HIJ > ICN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $825
  • Average savings: $1381 (62.6%)

See HIJ to TPE flights

Hack #3: Tokyo (HIJ > HND > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $855
  • Average savings: $1352 (61.26%)

See HIJ to HND flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HIJ 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, ANA, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, JAL, Shanghai Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Hiroshima Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1235 miles or 1988 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HIJ to SWA flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Hiroshima and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from HIJ to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HIJ
Origination airport name Hiroshima Airport
City Hiroshima
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 132.9

Return Airport

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


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