The cheapest times to fly from SWA to GOA are

  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • October 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of December 10th and January 22nd)

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 GOA is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1480 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $641 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Genoa

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Genoa (GOA) will usually cost between $642 to $1210 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $670. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $1329. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $659 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $902 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to GOA flight.

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

SWA to GOA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to GOA flight is priced close to the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GOA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Genoa, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $92 (9%) 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 $877. Return trip prices are from the GOA 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 GOA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 38 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 GOA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Milano Linate Airport (LIN) in Milan

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from GOA
  • Usually 11.48% less expensive than GOA
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to LIN flights

Destination alternative #2: Torino Airport (TRN) in Turin

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from GOA
  • Usually 10.48% less expensive than GOA
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to TRN flights

Destination alternative #3: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from GOA
  • Usually 8.04% less expensive than GOA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Genova/Sestri Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5914 miles or 9518 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to GOA flight is about 11 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Genoa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SWA to GOA.


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 GOA
Destination airport name Genova/Sestri Airport
City Genoa
Country Italy
Latitude 44.4
Longitude 8.8


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