The cheapest times to fly from PVC to SWA are

  • January 29th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • May 21st to September 23rd

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 PVC to SWA is mid June. Prices can be as high as $11600 for Saturday flights during mid October, or as low as $6133 for Thursday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Provincetown, MA (PVC) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $6409 to $9159 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $6409. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $8543. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2134 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6600 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVC to SWA flight.

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

PVC to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVC to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Provincetown. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.52, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shantou, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Provincetown. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1491 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6573. Return trip prices are from the SWA to PVC 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 PVC to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (PVC > JFK > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1368
  • Average savings: $5232 (79.28%)

See PVC to JFK flights

Hack #2: Madrid (PVC > MAD > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1481
  • Average savings: $5119 (77.56%)

See PVC to MAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1544
  • Average savings: $5056 (76.61%)

See PVC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cape Air, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Provincetown Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7888 miles or 12694 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVC to SWA flight is about 15 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Provincetown, MA and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from PVC to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PVC
Origination airport name Provincetown Municipal Airport
City Provincetown, MA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.1
Longitude -70.2

Return Airport

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


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