The cheapest times to fly from SWA to PQC are

  • February 5th to April 1st
  • August 20th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to January 7th

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 PQC is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $725 for Friday flights during late January, or as low as $172 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Phú Quốc

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Phu Quoc (PQC) will usually cost between $173 to $570 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $172. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $247 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to PQC flight.

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

SWA to PQC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to PQC flight is much 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $89 (21%) 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 $260. Return trip prices are from the PQC 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 PQC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 13 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 PQC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) in Phnom Penh

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from PQC
  • Usually 2.23% less expensive than PQC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to PNH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: AirAsia, China Southern, Lucky Air, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phu Quoc International Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1244 miles or 2002 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to PQC flight is about 3 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Phu Quoc?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SWA to PQC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePQC
Destination airport namePhu Quoc International Airport
CityPhu Quoc


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