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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Flight distance from Charleston to Lynchburg (Charleston International Airport – Lynchburg Regional Airport) is 309 miles / 497 kilometers / 268 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Lynchburg (LYH) is 358 miles / 576 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Lynchburg.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH).

How far is Lynchburg from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 308.941 miles
  • 497.192 kilometers
  • 268.462 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
  • 309.610 miles
  • 498.270 kilometers
  • 269.044 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Lynchburg Regional Airport
City: Lynchburg, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LYH
ICAO Code: KLYH
Coordinates: 37°19′36″N, 79°12′1″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Lynchburg.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Lynchburg, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (155 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Lynchburg (LYH).

Distance:
309
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
309

Round trip?