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

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

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to South Bend (SBN) is 270 miles / 434 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 2 minutes.

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

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

How far is South Bend from Louisville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Louisville and South Bend. 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 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Louisville and South Bend.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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South Bend, IN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → South Bend (SBN).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
246

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