# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Branson, MO (BKG)

Flight distance from Houston to Branson (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Branson Airport) is 490 miles / 788 kilometers / 425 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Branson (BKG) is 614 miles / 988 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 44 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Branson.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Branson Airport (BKG).

## How far is Branson from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 489.624 miles
• 787.974 kilometers
• 425.472 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
• 490.758 miles
• 789.799 kilometers
• 426.457 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
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

B Branson Airport
City: Branson, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: BKG
ICAO Code: KBBG
Coordinates: 36°31′55″N, 93°12′1″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Branson.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (214 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Branson (BKG).

Distance:
490
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
490

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