# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Lubbock, TX (LBB)

Flight distance from Houston to Lubbock (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport) is 475 miles / 764 kilometers / 412 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Lubbock (LBB) is 561 miles / 903 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 48 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Lubbock.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB).

## How far is Lubbock from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 474.566 miles
• 763.739 kilometers
• 412.386 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
• 474.386 miles
• 763.450 kilometers
• 412.230 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 Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
City: Lubbock, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: LBB
ICAO Code: KLBB
Coordinates: 33°39′48″N, 101°49′22″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Lubbock.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 95 kg (209 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Lubbock (LBB).

Distance:
475
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
475

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