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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Lexington, KY (LEX)

Flight distance from Houston to Lexington (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Lexington Blue Grass Airport) is 842 miles / 1355 kilometers / 732 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Lexington (LEX) is 998 miles / 1606 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX).

How far is Lexington from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 842.218 miles
  • 1355.419 kilometers
  • 731.868 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
  • 842.246 miles
  • 1355.463 kilometers
  • 731.892 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 Lexington Blue Grass Airport
City: Lexington, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LEX
ICAO Code: KLEX
Coordinates: 38°2′11″N, 84°36′21″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Lexington, KY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (306 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Lexington (LEX).

Distance:
842
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
842

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