The cheapest times to fly from SWA to SHO are

  • February 19th to July 29th (except the week of March 12th)

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 SHO is late May. Prices can be as high as $5110 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $2001 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Manzini

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Sokcho (SHO) will usually cost between $2092 to $3766 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 $2165. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $3692. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1527 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2355 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to SHO flight.

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

SWA to SHO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to SHO 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 $1.19, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHO, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. 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 $360 (13%) 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 $2473. Return trip prices are from the SHO 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 SHO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 12 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 SHO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from SHO
  • Usually 83.23% less expensive than SHO
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to ICN flights

Destination alternative #2: Gimpo International Airport (GMP) in Seoul

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from SHO
  • Usually 81.93% less expensive than SHO
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to GMP flights


Flight Hacking SWA to SHO

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 SHO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SWA > JFK > SHO)

  • Price for both tickets: $2119
  • Average savings: $237 (10.04%)

See SWA to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Kenya Airways, Kuwait Airways, Saudia, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, South African, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from G 407 Airport to Waisha Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1233 miles or 1984 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to SHO flight is about 3 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Sokcho?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SWA to SHO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWA
Origination airport nameWaisha Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSHO
Destination airport nameG 407 Airport
CountrySouth Korea


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