# 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
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
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.

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## 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

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