The cheapest times to fly from SWA to DME are

  • January 15th to April 22nd
  • July 30th to October 21st

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 DME is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $3786 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1137 for Sunday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Moscow

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Moscow (DME) will usually cost between $1275 to $2611 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1283. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1993. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $711 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1546 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to DME flight.

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

SWA to DME Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to DME 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 $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DME, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Fridays 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 $677 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1438. Return trip prices are from the DME 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 DME can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 1 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 DME while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from DME
  • Usually 52.81% less expensive than DME
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to SVO flights

Destination alternative #2: Vnukovo Airport (VKO) in Moscow

  • 28 miles (45 km) away from DME
  • Usually 5.95% less expensive than DME
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to VKO flights


Flight Hacking SWA to DME

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 DME — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (SWA > KUL > DME)

  • Price for both tickets: $789
  • Average savings: $757 (48.97%)

See SWA to ICN flights

Hack #2: Seoul (SWA > ICN > DME)

  • Price for both tickets: $808
  • Average savings: $738 (47.74%)

See SWA to KUL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $862
  • Average savings: $684 (44.24%)

See SWA to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Azerbaijan Airlines, Bangkok Airways, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Hainan, JAL, Lufthansa, S7, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4467 miles or 7189 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to DME flight is about 9 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Moscow?

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


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 DME
Destination airport name Domodedovo Airport
City Moscow
Country Russia
Latitude 55.4
Longitude 37.9


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