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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Seattle to Houston (Seattle Boeing Field – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 1896 miles / 3052 kilometers / 1648 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Houston (HOU) is 2357 miles / 3794 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1896.212 miles
  • 3051.658 kilometers
  • 1647.763 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
  • 1894.928 miles
  • 3049.591 kilometers
  • 1646.647 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 208 kg (459 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
1896
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1896

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