# Distance between Harlingen, TX (HRL) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Harlingen to Lake Charles (Valley International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 381 miles / 613 kilometers / 331 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Harlingen (HRL) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 477 miles / 767 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 51 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Harlingen to Lake Charles.

Shortest flight path between Valley International Airport (HRL) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

## How far is Lake Charles from Harlingen?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Harlingen and Lake Charles. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 380.896 miles
• 612.993 kilometers
• 330.990 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
• 381.176 miles
• 613.443 kilometers
• 331.233 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 Valley International Airport
City: Harlingen, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: HRL
ICAO Code: KHRL
Coordinates: 26°13′42″N, 97°39′15″W

B Lake Charles Regional Airport
City: Lake Charles, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LCH
ICAO Code: KLCH
Coordinates: 30°7′33″N, 93°13′23″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Harlingen and Lake Charles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 81 kg (179 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Harlingen (HRL) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
381
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
381

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