The cheapest times to fly from SWA to CUC are

  • February 19th to June 10th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • June 25th to July 8th
  • October 15th to November 25th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 12th)

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 CUC is mid April. Prices can be as high as $6121 for Monday flights during early January, or as low as $1432 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to CĂșcuta

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Cucuta (CUC) will usually cost between $1463 to $2352 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $1505. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2401. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $897 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1693 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to CUC flight.

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

SWA to CUC Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CUC, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Mondays 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 $259 (12%) 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 $1634. Return trip prices are from the CUC 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 CUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 18 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 CUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palonegro Airport (BGA) in Bucaramanga

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from CUC
  • Usually 3.48% less expensive than CUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to BGA flights


Flight Hacking SWA to CUC

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 CUC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (SWA > SFO > CUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1498
  • Average savings: $195 (11.52%)

See SWA to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SWA > LAX > CUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1515
  • Average savings: $179 (10.54%)

See SWA to SFO flights

Hack #3: Medellin (SWA > MDE > CUC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1590
  • Average savings: $103 (6.08%)

See SWA to MDE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, China Southern, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Camilo Daza Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10180 miles or 16383 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to CUC flight is about 19 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Cucuta?

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


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 CUC
Destination airport name Camilo Daza Airport
City Cucuta
Country Colombia
Latitude 7.9
Longitude -72.5


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