The cheapest times to fly from HUI to SWA are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • June 11th to July 15th (except the week of June 18th)
  • October 29th to January 7th

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 HUI to SWA is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1216 for Thursday flights during early September, or as low as $615 for Friday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Hue (HUI) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $622 to $1015 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $619. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early September, with an average price of $1015. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $396 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $691 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HUI to SWA flight.

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

HUI to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HUI to SWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hue. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.56, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into HUI. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shantou, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Hue. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $50 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $711. Return trip prices are from the SWA to HUI 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 HUI 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 2 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Hanoi (HUI > HAN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $374
  • Average savings: $318 (45.95%)

See HUI to SGN flights

Hack #2: Ho Chi Minh City (HUI > SGN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $460
  • Average savings: $232 (33.5%)

See HUI to HAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, China Southern, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 762 miles or 1226 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HUI to SWA flight is about 2 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Hue and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from HUI to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HUI
Origination airport name Phubai International Airport
City Hue
Country Vietnam
Latitude 16.4
Longitude 107.7

Return Airport

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


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