The cheapest times to fly from LCY to SWA are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • October 22nd 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 LCY to SWA is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2340 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $522 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from London (LCY) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $583 to $1303 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 $630. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1332. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $702 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $775 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to SWA flight.

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

LCY to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to SWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. 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 $103 (9%) 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 $787. Return trip prices are from the SWA to LCY 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 LCY 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 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Southern, KLM, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to London City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6001 miles or 9658 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to SWA flight is about 11 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from LCY to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCY
Origination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1

Return Airport

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


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