The cheapest times to fly from HND to SWA are

  • February 12th to March 18th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 27th to December 23rd (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)

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 HND to SWA is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1254 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $342 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Tokyo (HND) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $437 to $900 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $443. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $948. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $505 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $576 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HND to SWA flight.

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

HND to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HND to SWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tokyo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into HND. Sundays 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 $67 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $597. Return trip prices are from the SWA to HND 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 HND 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 53 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 HND to SWA while comparing.

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

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from SWA
  • Usually 7.04% less expensive than SWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See HND to XMN flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $545
  • Average savings: $31 (5.3%)

See HND to KUL flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (HND > KUL > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $26 (4.52%)

See HND to TPE flights

Hack #3: Seoul (HND > ICN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $575
  • Average savings: $1 (0.09%)

See HND to ICN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, China Eastern, China Southern, Fiji Airways, Hainan, JAL, Okay Airways, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Tokyo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1612 miles or 2594 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HND to SWA flight is about 3 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Tokyo and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from HND to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HND
Origination airport name Tokyo International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.6
Longitude 139.8

Return Airport

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


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