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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from South Bend to Detroit (South Bend International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 157 miles / 252 kilometers / 136 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Detroit (DTW) is 202 miles / 325 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

How far is Detroit from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 156.578 miles
  • 251.987 kilometers
  • 136.062 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
  • 156.197 miles
  • 251.375 kilometers
  • 135.732 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 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

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between South Bend and Detroit.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Detroit, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 48 kg (106 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
157
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
157

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