Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Orlando, FL (MCO)

Flight distance from Houston to Orlando (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Orlando International Airport) is 849 miles / 1367 kilometers / 738 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Orlando (MCO) is 974 miles / 1567 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Orlando International Airport (MCO).

How far is Orlando from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 849.127 miles
• 1366.537 kilometers
• 737.871 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
• 847.551 miles
• 1364.002 kilometers
• 736.502 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 Orlando International Airport
City: Orlando, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MCO
ICAO Code: KMCO
Coordinates: 28°25′45″N, 81°18′32″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (307 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Orlando (MCO).

Distance:
849
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
849

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