The cheapest times to fly from LBL to SWA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 LBL to SWA is early December. Prices can be as high as $8184 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1578 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Liberal, KS (LBL) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1827 to $8184 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1833. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3808. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1975 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2113 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LBL to SWA flight.

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

LBL to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LBL to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Liberal. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $2139 (44%) 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 $2042. Return trip prices are from the SWA to LBL 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 LBL to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (LBL > SFO > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1314
  • Average savings: $800 (37.84%)

See LBL to SFO flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (LBL > SEA > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1559
  • Average savings: $555 (26.24%)

See LBL to SEA flights

Hack #3: Denver, CO (LBL > DEN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1641
  • Average savings: $472 (22.34%)

See LBL to DEN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find an unknown number of major airlines flying this route most often: probably the largest local airline, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7589 miles or 12213 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LBL to SWA flight is about 14 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Liberal, KS and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from LBL to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LBL
Origination airport name Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport
City Liberal, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 37
Longitude -101

Return Airport

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


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