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

Flight distance from Dallas to Houston (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 247 miles / 397 kilometers / 215 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to Houston (HOU) is 270 miles / 435 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 0 minutes.

Dallas – Houston

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247
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397
Kilometers
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215
Nautical miles

How far is Houston from Dallas?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 246.995 miles
  • 397.500 kilometers
  • 214.633 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
  • 247.495 miles
  • 398.304 kilometers
  • 215.067 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 Dallas to Houston?

Estimated flight time from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Houston William P. Hobby Airport is 58 minutes.

What is the time difference between Dallas and Houston?

There is no time difference between Dallas and Houston.

Flight carbon footprint between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

On average flying from Dallas to Houston generates about 61 kg of CO2 per passenger, 61 kilograms is equal to 135 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Dallas to Houston

Shortest flight path between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

Airport information

Origin Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Dallas (DFW) to Houston (HOU)

American Airlines