The cheapest times to fly from REG to SWA are

  • October 29th to March 25th

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 REG to SWA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $4466 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $2195 for Monday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Reggio Calabria (REG) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $2297 to $3940 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $2195. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3940. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1745 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2498 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REG to SWA flight.

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

REG to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REG to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Reggio Calabria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into REG. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shantou, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Reggio Calabria. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $916 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2414. Return trip prices are from the SWA to REG 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 REG 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 25 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Rome (REG > FCO > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $1734 (69.4%)

See REG to LIN flights

Hack #2: Milan (REG > LIN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $845
  • Average savings: $1653 (66.17%)

See REG to FCO flights

Hack #3: Turin (REG > TRN > SWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $874
  • Average savings: $1624 (65.01%)

See REG to TRN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Tap Air Portugal, Tianjin Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Waisha Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5797 miles or 9329 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REG to SWA flight is about 11 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Reggio Calabria and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from REG to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code REG
Origination airport name Reggio Calabria Airport
City Reggio Calabria
Country Italy
Latitude 38.1
Longitude 15.7

Return Airport

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


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