The cheapest times to fly from HPN to SWA are

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 20th 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 HPN to SWA is late October. Prices can be as high as $3928 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1112 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from White Plains, NY (HPN) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1240 to $2210 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1206. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2278. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1072 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1637 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HPN to SWA flight.

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

HPN to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HPN to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Westchester County. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. 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 $214 (12%) 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 $1586. Return trip prices are from the SWA to HPN 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 HPN 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 15 hour 15 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 HPN to SWA while comparing.

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

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from SWA
  • Usually 10.48% less expensive than SWA
  • 2-layover flights available

See HPN to XMN flights


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

Hack #1: Shanghai (HPN > PVG > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1097
  • Average savings: $540 (33%)

See HPN to PVG flights

Hack #2: Madrid (HPN > MAD > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1192
  • Average savings: $445 (27.19%)

See HPN to MAD flights

Hack #3: Taipei (HPN > TPE > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1232
  • Average savings: $405 (24.75%)

See HPN to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, China Southern, Delta, Shanghai Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Westchester County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7929 miles or 12760 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HPN to SWA flight is about 15 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between White Plains, NY and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from HPN to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HPN
Origination airport name Westchester County Airport
City White Plains, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 41.1
Longitude -73.7

Return Airport

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


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