# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Houston to Boston (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Logan International Airport) is 1609 miles / 2589 kilometers / 1398 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Boston (BOS) is 1846 miles / 2971 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

## How far is Boston from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1608.988 miles
• 2589.416 kilometers
• 1398.173 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
• 1607.436 miles
• 2586.918 kilometers
• 1396.824 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 Logan International Airport
City: Boston, MA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BOS
ICAO Code: KBOS
Coordinates: 42°21′51″N, 71°0′18″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Boston is 1 hour. Boston is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 186 kg (411 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Boston (BOS).

Distance:
1609
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1609

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