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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Memphis, TN

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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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