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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Boston, MA

 EDT

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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