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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Houston to Long Beach (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 1374 miles / 2211 kilometers / 1194 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Long Beach (LGB) is 1560 miles / 2511 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Long Beach.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

How far is Long Beach from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1374.161 miles
  • 2211.497 kilometers
  • 1194.113 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
  • 1371.647 miles
  • 2207.452 kilometers
  • 1191.928 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Long Beach is 2 hours. Long Beach is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Long Beach, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (368 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Long Beach (LGB).

Air miles:
1374
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1374

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