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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Philadelphia is 1 hour. Philadelphia is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (373 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Philadelphia (PHL).