The cheapest times to fly from SWA to POS are

  • March 5th to June 24th
  • September 10th to October 28th
  • November 19th 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 POS is late May. Prices can be as high as $3967 for Tuesday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $1456 for Wednesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Port of Spain

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Port of Spain (POS) will usually cost between $1507 to $2932 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1517. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $2869. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1353 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2019 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to POS flight.

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

SWA to POS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to POS flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to POS, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Port of Spain, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1250 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1964. Return trip prices are from the POS 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 POS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SWA to POS

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 POS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1205
  • Average savings: $815 (40.34%)

See SWA to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1302
  • Average savings: $718 (35.54%)

See SWA to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1321
  • Average savings: $698 (34.57%)

See SWA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, China Southern, COPA, Delta, Hainan, JetBlue, Shanghai Airlines, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Piarco Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10081 miles or 16224 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to POS flight is about 19 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Port of Spain?

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


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 POS
Destination airport name Piarco Airport
City Port of Spain
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Latitude 10.6
Longitude -61.3


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