# Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from South Bend to Lake Charles (South Bend International Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 887 miles / 1427 kilometers / 771 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 1061 miles / 1708 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

## How far is Lake Charles from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 886.769 miles
• 1427.116 kilometers
• 770.581 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
• 887.923 miles
• 1428.973 kilometers
• 771.584 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
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″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

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (314 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
887
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
887

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