The cheapest times to fly from LWB to SWA are

  • January 29th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

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 LWB to SWA is late October. Prices can be as high as $3504 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1197 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Lewisburg, WV (LWB) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1410 to $2403 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1421. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2306. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $885 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1749 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LWB to SWA flight.

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

LWB to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LWB to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lewisburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Fridays 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 $256 (13%) 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 $1677. Return trip prices are from the SWA to LWB 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 LWB 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 15 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Seoul (LWB > ICN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1370
  • Average savings: $379 (21.67%)

See LWB to ICN flights

Hack #2: Beijing (LWB > PEK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1404
  • Average savings: $345 (19.73%)

See LWB to PEK flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (LWB > LAX > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1471
  • Average savings: $279 (15.92%)

See LWB to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Greenbrier Valley Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8057 miles or 12966 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LWB to SWA flight is about 15 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Lewisburg, WV and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from LWB to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLWB
Origination airport nameGreenbrier Valley Airport
CityLewisburg, WV
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSWA
Destination airport nameWaisha Airport


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