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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Dallas, TX (DFW)

Flight distance from Houston to Dallas (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport) is 247 miles / 397 kilometers / 215 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Dallas (DFW) is 270 miles / 434 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 2 minutes.

Houston – Dallas

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247
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397
Kilometers
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215
Nautical miles

How far is Dallas from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 246.995 miles
  • 397.500 kilometers
  • 214.633 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
  • 247.495 miles
  • 398.304 kilometers
  • 215.067 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston William P. Hobby Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is 58 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Houston and Dallas.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Dallas generates about 61 kg of CO2 per passenger, 61 kilograms is equal to 135 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Dallas

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″W

Airlines flying from Houston (HOU) to Dallas (DFW)

American Airlines