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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from South Bend to Chicago (South Bend International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 74 miles / 120 kilometers / 65 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago (MDW) is 89 miles / 143 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

How far is Chicago from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 74.363 miles
  • 119.676 kilometers
  • 64.620 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
  • 74.171 miles
  • 119.367 kilometers
  • 64.453 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 Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Chicago, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (79 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Chicago (MDW).

Distance:
74
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
74

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