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How far is Houston, TX, from Denver, CO?

The distance between Denver (Denver International Airport) and Houston (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 862 miles / 1387 kilometers / 749 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Houston (IAH) is 1038 miles / 1670 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 52 minutes.

Denver International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

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Distance from Denver to Houston

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Denver to Houston. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 861.627 miles
  • 1386.654 kilometers
  • 748.733 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 862.150 miles
  • 1387.496 kilometers
  • 749.188 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).

How long does it take to fly from Denver to Houston?

The estimated flight time from Denver International Airport to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 2 hours and 7 minutes.

What is the time difference between Denver and Houston?

The time difference between Denver and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour ahead of Denver.

Flight carbon footprint between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

On average, flying from Denver to Houston generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 140 kilograms equals 309 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Denver to Houston

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Airport information

Origin Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W
Destination Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Airlines flying from Denver (DEN) to Houston (IAH)

Frontier Airlines
Spirit Airlines
United Airlines