The cheapest times to fly from YYF to SWA are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 YYF to SWA is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $2899 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $1061 for Thursday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Shantou

Flying from Penticton (YYF) to Shantou (SWA) will usually cost between $1076 to $2525 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 $1071. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $2398. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1327 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1417 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYF to SWA flight.

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

YYF to SWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYF to SWA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Penticton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SWA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into YYF. Fridays 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 $213 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1480. Return trip prices are from the SWA to YYF 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 YYF to SWA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking YYF 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 YYF to SWA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1299
  • Average savings: $119 (8.36%)

See YYF to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1312
  • Average savings: $106 (7.45%)

See YYF to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Shenzhen, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6329 miles or 10186 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYF to SWA flight is about 12 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Penticton and Shantou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from YYF to SWA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYYF
Origination airport namePenticton Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSWA
Destination airport nameWaisha Airport


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