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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Houston to Buffalo (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 1297 miles / 2087 kilometers / 1127 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Buffalo (BUF) is 1502 miles / 2418 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1296.620 miles
  • 2086.707 kilometers
  • 1126.732 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
  • 1296.480 miles
  • 2086.482 kilometers
  • 1126.610 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Buffalo, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (367 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
1297
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1297

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