The cheapest times to fly from RAK to SWA are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • November 5th 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 RAK to SWA is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1786 for Saturday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $1049 for Wednesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Marrakech (RAK) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1060 to $1424 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1104. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $1786. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $682 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1141 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAK to SWA flight.

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

RAK to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAK to SWA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Marrakesh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into RAK. 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 $89 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1140. Return trip prices are from the SWA to RAK 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 RAK 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 13 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $771
  • Average savings: $371 (32.47%)

See RAK to MAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $828
  • Average savings: $313 (27.43%)

See RAK to VIE flights

Hack #3: Geneva (RAK > GVA > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $848
  • Average savings: $293 (25.68%)

See RAK to GVA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Tianjin Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7167 miles or 11534 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAK to SWA flight is about 13 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Marrakech and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from RAK to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAK
Origination airport name Menara Airport
City Marrakech
Country Morocco
Latitude 31.6
Longitude -8

Return Airport

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


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