The cheapest times to fly from WYS to SWA are

  • May 21st to June 3rd

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 WYS to SWA is late May. Prices can be as high as $16700 for Saturday flights during early June, or as low as $3337 for Wednesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from West Yellowstone, MT (WYS) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $3337 to $16700 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 $3447. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $9631. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6185 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $8041 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WYS to SWA flight.

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

WYS to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WYS to SWA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from West Yellowstone. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.73, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into WYS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shantou, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to West Yellowstone. 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 Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3479. Return trip prices are from the SWA to WYS 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 WYS to SWA 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.


Flight Hacking WYS to SWA

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 WYS to SWA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1352
  • Average savings: $6690 (83.19%)

See WYS to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1424
  • Average savings: $6618 (82.3%)

See WYS to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1576
  • Average savings: $6466 (80.41%)

See WYS to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from WYS to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code SWA
Destination airport name Waisha Airport
City Shantou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 116.8


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