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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Houston to Birmingham (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 570 miles / 918 kilometers / 496 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Birmingham (BHM) is 674 miles / 1084 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Birmingham. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 570.288 miles
  • 917.790 kilometers
  • 495.567 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
  • 569.751 miles
  • 916.925 kilometers
  • 495.100 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).

Airport information


A 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

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Birmingham.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Birmingham, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (240 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
570
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
570

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