The cheapest times to fly from SWA to MTY are

  • September 10th to December 31st (except the weeks of September 17th, October 1st, and 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 MTY is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $4104 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $1309 for Thursday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Monterrey

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Monterrey (MTY) will usually cost between $1930 to $3039 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 $1833. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $3296. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1463 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2632 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to MTY flight.

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

SWA to MTY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to MTY flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MTY, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Monterrey, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $237 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2465. Return trip prices are from the MTY 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 MTY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 48 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 MTY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Laredo International Airport (LRD) in Laredo, TX

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from MTY
  • Usually 32.60% less expensive than MTY
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to LRD flights

Destination alternative #2: McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE) in Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from MTY
  • Usually 18.84% less expensive than MTY
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to MFE flights


Flight Hacking SWA to MTY

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 MTY — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1083
  • Average savings: $1550 (58.87%)

See SWA to ICN flights

Hack #2: Seoul (SWA > ICN > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1314
  • Average savings: $1318 (50.08%)

See SWA to LAX flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SWA > JFK > MTY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1321
  • Average savings: $1311 (49.81%)

See SWA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air India, Alitalia, American, Asiana, British Airways, Cape Air, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Seaborne Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Mariano Escobedo International Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8235 miles or 13253 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to MTY flight is about 15 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Monterrey?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SWA to MTY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeMTY
Destination airport nameGeneral Mariano Escobedo International Airport


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