The cheapest times to fly from SWA to WEH are

  • October 8th to August 5th

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 WEH is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $681 for Wednesday flights during late December, or as low as $673 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Weihai

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to Dashuipo (WEH) will usually cost between $681 to $681 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $680. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $681. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $681 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to WEH flight.

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

SWA to WEH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to WEH flight is 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 $0.42, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WEH, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Weihai, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1 (0%) 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 $681. Return trip prices are from the WEH 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 WEH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 47 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 WEH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Laishan Airport (YNT) in Yantai

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from WEH
  • Usually 18.94% less expensive than WEH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to YNT flights

Destination alternative #2: Zhoushuizi Airport (DLC) in Dalian

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from WEH
  • Usually 15.42% less expensive than WEH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to DLC flights

Destination alternative #3: Liuting Airport (TAO) in Qingdao

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from WEH
  • Usually 4.70% less expensive than WEH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SWA to TAO flights


Flight Hacking SWA to WEH

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 WEH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (SWA > ICN > WEH)

  • Price for both tickets: $567
  • Average savings: $114 (16.74%)

See SWA to ICN flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (SWA > PVG > WEH)

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $24 (3.52%)

See SWA to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, Delta, KLM, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1004 miles or 1616 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to WEH flight is about 2 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and Dashuipo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from SWA to WEH.


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 WEH
Destination airport name Dashuipo Airport
City Dashuipo
Country China
Latitude 37.2
Longitude 122.2


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