# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and South Bend, IN (SBN)

Flight distance from Houston to South Bend (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – South Bend International Airport) is 971 miles / 1563 kilometers / 844 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to South Bend (SBN) is 1143 miles / 1840 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 18 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to South Bend.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and South Bend International Airport (SBN).

## How far is South Bend from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and South Bend. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 971.218 miles
• 1563.023 kilometers
• 843.965 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
• 972.182 miles
• 1564.574 kilometers
• 844.803 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

B South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and South Bend is 1 hour. South Bend is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → South Bend (SBN).

Distance:
971
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
971

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