The cheapest times to fly from YIW to SWA are

  • October 8th to July 29th (except the week of October 15th)

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 YIW to SWA is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $416 for Sunday flights during mid October, or as low as $256 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Yiwu (YIW) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $256 to $416 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $256. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $282. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $26 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $263 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YIW to SWA flight.

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

YIW to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YIW to SWA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Yiwu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $4 (2%) 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 $259. Return trip prices are from the SWA to YIW 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 YIW to SWA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Shenzhen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 456 miles or 734 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YIW to SWA flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Yiwu and Shantou?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YIW
Origination airport name Yiwu Airport
City Yiwu
Country China
Latitude 29.3
Longitude 120

Return Airport

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


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