Distance between Austin, TX (AUS) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Austin to Houston (Austin–Bergstrom International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 148 miles / 239 kilometers / 129 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Austin (AUS) to Houston (HOU) is 167 miles / 268 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 59 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Austin to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Austin?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Austin and Houston. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 148.363 miles
• 238.766 kilometers
• 128.924 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
• 148.122 miles
• 238.380 kilometers
• 128.715 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 Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
City: Austin, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: AUS
ICAO Code: KAUS
Coordinates: 30°11′40″N, 97°40′11″W

B Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Austin and Houston.

CDT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (103 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Austin (AUS) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
148
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
148

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