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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Houston to Philadelphia (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 1336 miles / 2149 kilometers / 1161 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 1538 miles / 2475 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

How far is Philadelphia from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1335.526 miles
  • 2149.320 kilometers
  • 1160.540 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
  • 1334.272 miles
  • 2147.302 kilometers
  • 1159.450 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Philadelphia, PA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (373 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
1336
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1336

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