The cheapest times to fly from SWA to LAX are
- February 5th to April 15th
- August 27th to December 31st (except the week of December 10th)
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 LAX is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1790 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $401 for Tuesday flights around mid October.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $450 to $1222 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 $453. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1436. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $983 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $750 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SWA to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SWA to LAX 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 $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $101 (11%) 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 $731. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SWA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SWA to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SWA to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Waisha Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 7066 miles or 11372 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SWA to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to LAX flight is about 13 hour 42 minutes.
How many flights go between Shantou and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from SWA to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Waisha Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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