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

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

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Houston (HOU) is 1136 miles / 1828 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 54 minutes.

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

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

How far is Houston from South Bend?

There are several ways to calculate distances between South Bend and Houston. 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 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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Houston (HOU).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
971

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