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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Austin, TX (AUS)

Flight distance from Houston to Austin (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Austin–Bergstrom International Airport) is 148 miles / 239 kilometers / 129 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Austin (AUS) is 167 miles / 269 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 9 minutes.

Houston – Austin

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148
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239
Kilometers
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129
Nautical miles

How far is Austin from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 148.363 miles
  • 238.766 kilometers
  • 128.924 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
  • 148.122 miles
  • 238.380 kilometers
  • 128.715 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston William P. Hobby Airport to Austin–Bergstrom International Airport is 46 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Houston and Austin.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Austin generates about 47 kg of CO2 per passenger, 47 kilograms is equal to 103 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Austin

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
City: Austin, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AUS
ICAO Code: KAUS
Coordinates: 30°11′40″N, 97°40′11″W

Airlines flying from Houston (HOU) to Austin (AUS)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines