The cheapest times to fly from SWA to DED are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • July 30th to January 14th (except the weeks of September 3rd, September 10th, October 15th, 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 DED is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2905 for Thursday flights during late May to early June, or as low as $2565 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Dehradun

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Dehra Dun (DED) will usually cost between $2616 to $2706 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $2593. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May to early June, with an average price of $2716. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $123 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2651 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to DED flight.

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

SWA to DED Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to DED flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.68, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DED, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dehradun, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $150 (6%) 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 $2656. Return trip prices are from the DED 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 DED can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 19 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 DED while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from DED
  • Usually 80.44% less expensive than DED
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to DEL flights

Destination alternative #2: Chandigarh Airport (IXC) in Chandigarh

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from DED
  • Usually 72.78% less expensive than DED
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to IXC flights


Flight Hacking SWA to DED

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 DED — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Delhi (SWA > DEL > DED)

  • Price for both tickets: $586
  • Average savings: $2065 (77.9%)

See SWA to ATQ flights

Hack #2: Amritsar (SWA > ATQ > DED)

  • Price for both tickets: $843
  • Average savings: $1809 (68.22%)

See SWA to DEL flights

Hack #3: Lucknow (SWA > LKO > DED)

  • Price for both tickets: $852
  • Average savings: $1800 (67.88%)

See SWA to LKO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Ethiopian, Hainan, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2412 miles or 3882 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to DED flight is about 5 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Dehra Dun?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SWA to DED.


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 DED
Destination airport name Dehradun Airport
City Dehra Dun
Country India
Latitude 30.2
Longitude 78.2


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