# Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Charleston to Lancaster (Charleston International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 540 miles / 869 kilometers / 469 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Lancaster (LNS) is 628 miles / 1011 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 35 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Lancaster.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

## How far is Lancaster from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Lancaster. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 539.758 miles
• 868.656 kilometers
• 469.037 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 540.511 miles
• 869.868 kilometers
• 469.691 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Lancaster.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 104 kg (230 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
540
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
540

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