The cheapest times to fly from SWA to LWS are

  • January 29th to April 29th
  • August 27th to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • 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 LWS is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $5773 for Saturday flights during late September, or as low as $1160 for Monday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to Lewiston

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Lewiston, ID (LWS) will usually cost between $1205 to $2543 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1271. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $3304. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2033 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1563 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to LWS flight.

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

SWA to LWS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to LWS 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 $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $952 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1463. Return trip prices are from the LWS 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 LWS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 47 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SWA to LWS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pullman Moscow Regional Airport (PUW) in Pullman, WA

  • 26 miles (42 km) away from LWS
  • Usually 15.74% less expensive than LWS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to PUW flights

Destination alternative #2: Walla Walla Regional Airport (ALW) in Walla Walla, WA

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from LWS
  • Usually 15.48% less expensive than LWS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to ALW flights

Destination alternative #3: Tri Cities Airport (PSC) in Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from LWS
  • Usually 14.36% less expensive than LWS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to PSC flights

Destination alternative #4: Missoula International Airport (MSO) in Missoula, MT

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from LWS
  • Usually 12.22% less expensive than LWS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to MSO flights


Flight Hacking SWA to LWS

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 LWS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SWA > LAX > LWS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1119
  • Average savings: $444 (28.41%)

See SWA to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SWA > SFO > LWS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1170
  • Average savings: $393 (25.14%)

See SWA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (SWA > PVG > LWS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1229
  • Average savings: $334 (21.37%)

See SWA to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6559 miles or 10556 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to LWS flight is about 12 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Lewiston, ID?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SWA to LWS.


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 LWS
Destination airport name Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport
City Lewiston, ID
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -117


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