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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Dallas to Houston (Dallas Love Field – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 239 miles / 385 kilometers / 208 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to Houston (HOU) is 257 miles / 414 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 239.410 miles
  • 385.293 kilometers
  • 208.042 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
  • 239.926 miles
  • 386.124 kilometers
  • 208.490 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 Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″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

There is no time difference between Dallas and Houston.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 58 kg (128 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DAL) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
239
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
239

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