The cheapest times to fly from SWA to DLI are

  • February 12th to April 15th
  • August 6th to August 26th
  • October 8th to January 7th

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 DLI is mid October. Prices can be as high as $842 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $494 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Dalat

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Da Lat (DLI) will usually cost between $498 to $697 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $496. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $831. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $336 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $510 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to DLI flight.

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

SWA to DLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to DLI 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 $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DLI, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dalat, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (2%) 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 $536. Return trip prices are from the DLI 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 DLI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 44 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 DLI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 53.09% less expensive than DLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to SGN flights

Destination alternative #2: Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR) in Nha Trang

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 48.97% less expensive than DLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to CXR flights


Flight Hacking SWA to DLI

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 DLI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ho Chi Minh City (SWA > SGN > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $330
  • Average savings: $180 (35.23%)

See SWA to HAN flights

Hack #2: Hanoi (SWA > HAN > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $386
  • Average savings: $124 (24.34%)

See SWA to SGN flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (SWA > BKK > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $388
  • Average savings: $122 (23.85%)

See SWA to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Bangkok Airways, China Southern, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 977 miles or 1572 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to DLI flight is about 2 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Da Lat?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDLI
Destination airport nameLienkhang Airport
CityDa Lat


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