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How far is Houston, TX, from Dallas, TX?

The distance between Dallas (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport) and Houston (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 224 miles / 361 kilometers / 195 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to Houston (IAH) is 254 miles / 408 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 36 minutes.

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

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Distance from Dallas to Houston

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 224.277 miles
  • 360.938 kilometers
  • 194.891 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
  • 224.701 miles
  • 361.621 kilometers
  • 195.260 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?

The estimated flight time from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 55 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

On average, flying from Dallas to Houston generates about 58 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 58 kilograms equals 128 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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 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 Dallas (DFW) to Houston (IAH)

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