The cheapest times to fly from SWA to BRU are

  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of January 1st and January 22nd)

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 BRU is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $2575 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $586 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Brussels

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Brussels (BRU) will usually cost between $597 to $1290 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 $621. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2442. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1821 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $860 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to BRU flight.

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

SWA to BRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to BRU flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BRU, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. 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 $88 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $873. Return trip prices are from the BRU 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 BRU 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 32 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SWA to BRU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BRU
  • Usually 0.12% less expensive than BRU
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to LUX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Finnair, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brussels National Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5864 miles or 9437 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to BRU flight is about 11 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Brussels?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SWA to BRU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BRU
Destination airport name Brussels National Airport
City Brussels
Country Belgium
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 4.5


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