Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Waco.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).
How far is Waco from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Waco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 178.476 miles
- 287.229 kilometers
- 155.092 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
- 178.634 miles
- 287.483 kilometers
- 155.229 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Houston and Waco.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Waco (ACT).