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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Lexington, KY (LEX)

Flight distance from South Bend to Lexington (South Bend International Airport – Lexington Blue Grass Airport) is 269 miles / 433 kilometers / 234 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Lexington (LEX) is 336 miles / 541 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

How far is Lexington from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 269.176 miles
  • 433.197 kilometers
  • 233.908 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
  • 269.449 miles
  • 433.637 kilometers
  • 234.145 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 Lexington Blue Grass Airport
City: Lexington, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LEX
ICAO Code: KLEX
Coordinates: 38°2′11″N, 84°36′21″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between South Bend and Lexington.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Lexington, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (142 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Lexington (LEX).

Distance:
269
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
269

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