The cheapest times to fly from SWA to LOS are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • May 14th to July 1st
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 LOS is early November. Prices can be as high as $3672 for Friday flights during early April, or as low as $1608 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Lagos

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Lagos (LOS) will usually cost between $1646 to $2042 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1646. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $2308. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $662 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1736 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to LOS flight.

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

SWA to LOS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to LOS 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LOS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Lagos, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $203 (10%) 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 $1745. Return trip prices are from the LOS 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 LOS 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 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SWA to LOS

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 LOS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dubai (SWA > DXB > LOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1219
  • Average savings: $517 (29.78%)

See SWA to MXP flights

Hack #2: Milan (SWA > MXP > LOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1329
  • Average savings: $407 (23.44%)

See SWA to DXB flights

Hack #3: Beirut (SWA > BEY > LOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1492
  • Average savings: $244 (14.06%)

See SWA to BEY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Bangkok Airways, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, RwandAir, Saudia, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Murtala Muhammed Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7494 miles or 12060 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to LOS flight is about 14 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Lagos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from SWA to LOS.


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 LOS
Destination airport name Murtala Muhammed Airport
City Lagos
Country Nigeria
Latitude 6.6
Longitude 3.3


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