The cheapest times to fly from SWA to FUE are

  • May 14th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • July 23rd to October 21st
  • November 5th to December 31st

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 FUE is early September. Prices can be as high as $16100 for Friday flights during late October, or as low as $1590 for Sunday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Fuerteventura

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Fuerteventura (FUE) will usually cost between $2330 to $8794 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $3624. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $8358. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4734 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $7535 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to FUE flight.

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

SWA to FUE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to FUE flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FUE, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Fuerteventura, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2181 (24%) 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 $6420. Return trip prices are from the FUE 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 FUE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 37 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 FUE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) in Las Palmas

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from FUE
  • Usually 81.96% less expensive than FUE
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to LPA flights

Destination alternative #2: Lanzarote Airport (ACE) in Arrecife

  • 37 miles (60 km) away from FUE
  • Usually 7.82% less expensive than FUE
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to ACE flights


Flight Hacking SWA to FUE

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 FUE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (SWA > BCN > FUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $992
  • Average savings: $6543 (86.84%)

See SWA to MAD flights

Hack #2: Madrid (SWA > MAD > FUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $6512 (86.42%)

See SWA to BCN flights

Hack #3: Bilbao (SWA > BIO > FUE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1029
  • Average savings: $6506 (86.35%)

See SWA to BIO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, China Southern, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, SWISS, Tianjin Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7573 miles or 12188 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to FUE flight is about 14 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Fuerteventura?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SWA to FUE.


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 FUE
Destination airport name Fuerteventura Airport
City Fuerteventura
Country Spain
Latitude 28.5
Longitude -13.9


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