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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Louisville, KY (SDF)

Flight distance from South Bend to Louisville (South Bend International Airport – Louisville International Airport) is 246 miles / 396 kilometers / 214 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Louisville (SDF) is 272 miles / 437 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Louisville International Airport (SDF).

How far is Louisville from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 245.787 miles
  • 395.555 kilometers
  • 213.583 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
  • 246.129 miles
  • 396.106 kilometers
  • 213.880 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 Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between South Bend and Louisville.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Louisville, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (135 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Louisville (SDF).

Distance:
246
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
246

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