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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Flight distance from Houston to Indianapolis (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 861 miles / 1386 kilometers / 749 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Indianapolis (IND) is 1012 miles / 1628 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

How far is Indianapolis from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 861.360 miles
  • 1386.224 kilometers
  • 748.501 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
  • 862.007 miles
  • 1387.265 kilometers
  • 749.063 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Indianapolis, IN

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Indianapolis (IND).

Distance:
861
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
861

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