The cheapest times to fly from SWA to BRC are

  • February 12th to July 8th (except the weeks of April 23rd and April 30th)
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • late November to early December

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 SWA to BRC is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $10500 for Tuesday flights during early August, or as low as $1714 for Wednesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to San Carlos de Bariloche (BRC) will usually cost between $2397 to $6975 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 $2303. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $7484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5181 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3897 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to BRC flight.

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

SWA to BRC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to BRC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BRC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $461 (10%) 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 $4017. Return trip prices are from the BRC to SWA 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 SWA to BRC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 21 hour 1 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from SWA to BRC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: El Tepual International Airport (PMC) in Puerto Montt

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from BRC
  • Usually 31.36% less expensive than BRC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to PMC flights

Destination alternative #2: Canal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport (ZOS) in Osorno

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from BRC
  • Usually 28.07% less expensive than BRC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to ZOS flights


Flight Hacking SWA to BRC

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 SWA to BRC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SWA > LAX > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1881
  • Average savings: $2016 (51.73%)

See SWA to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SWA > SFO > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $2066
  • Average savings: $1832 (47%)

See SWA to LAX flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SWA > JFK > BRC)

  • Price for both tickets: $2079
  • Average savings: $1818 (46.65%)

See SWA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air France, Alitalia, American, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 11127 miles or 17907 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to BRC flight is about 21 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and San Carlos de Bariloche?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBRC
Destination airport nameSan Carlos de Bariloche Airport
CitySan Carlos de Bariloche


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