The cheapest times to fly from NGB to SWA are

  • August 6th to March 18th

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 NGB to SWA is late December. Prices can be as high as $617 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $529 for Sunday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Ningbo (NGB) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $551 to $617 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $576. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $609. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $33 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $609 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NGB to SWA flight.

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

NGB to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NGB to SWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ningbo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.72, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $35 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $575. Return trip prices are from the SWA to NGB 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 NGB to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Bangkok (NGB > DMK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $463
  • Average savings: $147 (24.06%)

See NGB to DMK flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (NGB > BKK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $56 (9.2%)

See NGB to BKK flights

Hack #3: Wuhan (NGB > WUH > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $555
  • Average savings: $55 (8.95%)

See NGB to WUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Changan Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, Hainan, Hebei Airlines, Lucky Air, Okay Airways, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Thai AirAsia, Tianjin Airlines, West Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 529 miles or 851 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NGB to SWA flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Ningbo and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from NGB to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeNGB
Origination airport nameLishe Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSWA
Destination airport nameWaisha Airport


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