# 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
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
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.

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## 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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