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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

South Bend, IN

 EST

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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