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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

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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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