The cheapest times to fly from LCA to SWA are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of January 29th)
  • July 23rd to October 28th
  • November 19th to December 16th (except the week of November 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 LCA to SWA is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2303 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $900 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Larnaca (LCA) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1012 to $1887 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 $1036. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1919. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $883 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1665 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCA to SWA flight.

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

LCA to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCA to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Larnaca. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into LCA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shantou, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Larnaca. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $355 (16%) 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 $1457. Return trip prices are from the SWA to LCA 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 LCA 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 9 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $954 (57.3%)

See LCA to SVO flights

Hack #2: Moscow (LCA > SVO > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $827
  • Average savings: $839 (50.36%)

See LCA to VIE flights

Hack #3: Warsaw (LCA > WAW > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $860
  • Average savings: $805 (48.35%)

See LCA to WAW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Austrian, China Airlines, China Southern, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Hainan, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Qantas, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Smartwings, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4939 miles or 7949 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCA to SWA flight is about 9 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Larnaca and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from LCA to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCA
Origination airport name Larnaka International Airport
City Larnaca
Country Cyprus
Latitude 34.9
Longitude 33.6

Return Airport

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


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