Air Miles Calculator

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 4 hours 44 minutes.

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).

How far is Dallas from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Dallas. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Dallas.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Dallas, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (135 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Dallas (DFW).

Distance:
247
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
247

Round trip?