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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from South Bend to Lincoln (South Bend International Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 546 miles / 879 kilometers / 475 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Lincoln (LNK) is 593 miles / 955 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 546.449 miles
  • 879.424 kilometers
  • 474.851 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
  • 545.067 miles
  • 877.200 kilometers
  • 473.650 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 Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)
City: Lincoln, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNK
ICAO Code: KLNK
Coordinates: 40°51′3″N, 96°45′33″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (232 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
546
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
546

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