# Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Flight distance from Houston to Memphis (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 484 miles / 779 kilometers / 421 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Memphis (MEM) is 595 miles / 957 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 47 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Memphis.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

## How far is Memphis from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 484.063 miles
• 779.023 kilometers
• 420.639 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
• 484.430 miles
• 779.615 kilometers
• 420.958 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Memphis.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (213 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Memphis (MEM).

Distance:
484
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
484

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