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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Houston to Lincoln (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 777 miles / 1250 kilometers / 675 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Lincoln (LNK) is 892 miles / 1436 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 776.988 miles
  • 1250.441 kilometers
  • 675.184 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
  • 778.690 miles
  • 1253.180 kilometers
  • 676.663 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 Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)
City: Lincoln, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNK
ICAO Code: KLNK
Coordinates: 40°51′3″N, 96°45′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Lincoln.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Lincoln, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (292 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
777
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
777

Round trip?