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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest price for Kuala Lumpur to Shantou?

The cheapest price for Kuala Lumpur-Shantou flights starts at -

If I want to get a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou, which airlines are available for booking?

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How long does it usually take to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou?

A non-stop flight from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou takes around -.

Where can I get updates on cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou?

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Get Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou

Get your cheap flight tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou SWA, one of China’s most popular holiday destinations. AirAsia offers you the best deals on flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou. 

The average flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou takes only around 4 hours and 15 minutes. Also, check the flight schedule on AirAsia for other cheap flights departing from Kuala Lumpur on popular routes like Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo.

What to See & Do in Shantou? 

Visitors to Shantou must pay a visit to the Shantou Museum. Here, you can learn about the city’s history and culture through the extensive collection of exhibits featuring pottery, calligraphy and artefacts from various periods. 

The Guandi Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to a popular Chinese historical figure called Guan Yu. At the temple, visitors can learn more about the city’s cultural heritage and marvel at the majestic Chinese architecture. 

After walking around the city, head to Zhongshan Park for a little relaxation. Have a picnic or walk around and admire the beautiful gardens, ponds and sculptures. 

For those who like the outdoors, a visit to Jinping Mountain is a must. Here, visitors can go hiking and take in the stunning sights. Along the way, there are also a number of temples and historical sites, where visitors can stop and explore. 

Nan’ao Island sits about an hour away from Shantou and is the perfect place for a day trip. Visitors can relax on the sandy beaches, engage in various watersports and even check out the local villages. 

What to Eat in Shantou? 

Try the many dishes that celebrate local ingredients and cooking styles. Just fly from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou with cheap ticket prices from AirAsia to savour these amazing dishes. 

A popular street food in Shantou is oyster omelette. Made from fresh oysters, eggs and tapioca starch, this snack has a crunchy exterior and a flavourful fluffy centre. 

Another popular snack is the Chaozhou dumplings. This local delicacy is made from a mixture of pork, shrimp and bamboo shoot, which is then wrapped in a thin dumpling skin and steamed. 

For special occasions and family gatherings, the Teochew braised goose is a must-have dish. It comprises goose meat that is slowly braised in an aromatic and flavourful soy sauce mixture resulting in meat that falls off the bone.  

Rice porridge is eaten commonly in Shantou. It is often prepared with fish, pork or preserved vegetables. A specialty porridge dish here is prepared with fresh oysters resulting in a rich and creamy dish.    

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When is the best time to visit Shantou? 

The best time to visit Shantou is during summer from June to September when the weather is warm. However, if you prefer cooler weather, then February to April and October to December are good times too. 

Plan your holiday early and get the best flight price from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou during these months to enjoy the best of the season.There are 3 flights per week from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou via AirAsia. The short flight time between KUL and Shantou means you can get to your holiday destination faster.

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Travel from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Shantou on AirAsia and enjoy all that the city has to offer while saving big on your travel expenses. 

Make a flight booking from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou simply by doing a search on or the AirAsia MOVE. Fly directly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2 to Jieyang-Chaoshan International Airport (SWA). Finding cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou has never been easier!

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As an OTA (Online Travel Agency), you can now get the best deals on flight tickets on many other airlines. With both direct and layover flights, you are bound to find the best deals and best flight routes on and AirAsia MOVE.

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Tips for Flying with AirAsia

As a smart traveller, you will certainly want to find the best deals on Kuala Lumpur to Shantou flights. For a fully enjoyable and hassle-free travel experience with AirAsia, here are some answers to frequently asked questions for a smooth journey.

  • Perform a self check-in via the AirAsia MOVE and receive your electronic boarding pass. You will receive a QR code to print your e-ticket and luggage tag at the AirAsia kiosk in selected airports.

  • Arrive at the airport 2 to 3 hours before your scheduled departure to allow enough time for security checks and other pre-flight procedures.

  • Please ensure that your hand luggage does not exceed 7kgs. If your luggage exceeds 7kgs, you will need to purchase additional checked baggage allowance.

  • Get your travel documents including passports and visas (if needed) for inspection before departure and upon arrival. 

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