How far is Shreveport from Lake Charles?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Shreveport and Lake Charles is 162.96 miles (262.26 km).

Flight distance from Shreveport, LA to Lake Charles, LA is 162.96 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 22 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 20 minutes to travel from Shreveport to Lake Charles with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Shreveport, Louisiana to Lake Charles, Louisiana is: 187.06 miles (301.05 km) by car.

Driving from Shreveport to Lake Charles will take approximately 03 hours 25 minutes.

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#1 Shreveport

Parish seat of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States

Population 184786
GPS Coordinates 32°31'31"N 93°45'1"W
Latitude 32.5251500
Longitude -93.7501800
Altitude 44
Country United States
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#2 Lake Charles

Parish seat of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States

Population 78433
GPS Coordinates 30°12'47"N 93°12'16"W
Latitude 30.2130900
Longitude -93.2044000
Altitude 4
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Shreveport and Lake Charles

The distance between Shreveport and Lake Charles is 301 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 20 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Shreveport and Lake Charles. The current time is 11:56:24.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 13 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 40 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 44 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 07 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 40 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 29 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 20 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 24.99 liters (6.6 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Shreveport and Lake Charles.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Shreveport to Lake Charles is $27.08 (diesel $32.01).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on May 21, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Shreveport and Lake Charles (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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