# 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
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

Country: 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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

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

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1336

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