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The cheapest times to fly from SWA to WYS are

  • May 21st to June 10th
  • August 6th to October 7th (except the weeks of September 3rd and September 24th)

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 WYS is late May. Prices can be as high as $4169 for Thursday flights during late September, or as low as $1395 for Sunday flights around late May.

 

When to Fly to West Yellowstone

Flying from Shantou (SWA) to West Yellowstone, MT (WYS) will usually cost between $1794 to $3805 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 $2093. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $3994. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1901 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWA to WYS flight.

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

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SWA to WYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWA to WYS flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Shantou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WYS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SWA. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to West Yellowstone, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Shantou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $7093 (42%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2509. Return trip prices are from the WYS to SWA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SWA to WYS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 18 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 WYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) in Bozeman, MT

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 56.45% less expensive than WYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to BZN flights

Destination alternative #2: Billings Logan International Airport (BIL) in Billings, MT

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 56.43% less expensive than WYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to BIL flights

Destination alternative #3: Helena Regional Airport (HLN) in Helena, MT

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 52.85% less expensive than WYS
  • 2-layover flights available

See SWA to HLN flights

Destination alternative #4: Bert Mooney Airport (BTM) in Butte, MT

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 52.21% less expensive than WYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to BTM flights

Destination alternative #5: Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) in Idaho Falls, ID

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 50.37% less expensive than WYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to IDA flights

Destination alternative #6: Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH) in Pocatello, ID

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from WYS
  • Usually 50.77% less expensive than WYS
  • Nonstop flights available

See SWA to PIH flights

 

Flight Hacking SWA to WYS

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 WYS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1177
  • Average savings: $2082 (63.89%)

See SWA to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1285
  • Average savings: $1973 (60.56%)

See SWA to LAX flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (SWA > LAS > WYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1484
  • Average savings: $1774 (54.45%)

See SWA to LAS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6845 miles or 11016 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWA to WYS flight is about 13 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Shantou and West Yellowstone, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SWA to WYS.

 

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 WYS
Destination airport name Yellowstone Airport
City West Yellowstone, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 44.7
Longitude -111.1

 

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