The cheapest times to fly from KLU to SWA are

  • January 1st to April 15th (except the weeks of January 15th, January 29th, and March 26th)
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • October 8th to April 15th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, January 15th, January 29th, and March 26th)

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 KLU to SWA is mid October. Prices can be as high as $6896 for Sunday flights during early to mid September, or as low as $1770 for Saturday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1958 to $4672 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $2874. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid September, with an average price of $5168. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2294 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4089 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KLU to SWA flight.

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

KLU to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KLU to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Klagenfurt. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KLU. 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 $1605 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2786. Return trip prices are from the SWA to KLU 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 KLU 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 11 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Vienna (KLU > VIE > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $693
  • Average savings: $3396 (83.06%)

See KLU to HAM flights

Hack #2: Hamburg (KLU > HAM > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $3142 (76.84%)

See KLU to VIE flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (KLU > JFK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1647
  • Average savings: $2443 (59.73%)

See KLU to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aeroflot, Air India, Austrian, China Airlines, China Southern, EVA Air, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5607 miles or 9024 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KLU to SWA flight is about 11 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Klagenfurt and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from KLU to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KLU
Origination airport name Klagenfurt Airport
City Klagenfurt
Country Austria
Latitude 46.6
Longitude 14.3

Return Airport

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


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