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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Houston to Raleigh (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 1050 miles / 1690 kilometers / 912 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Raleigh (RDU) is 1191 miles / 1917 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1050.012 miles
  • 1689.831 kilometers
  • 912.436 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
  • 1048.647 miles
  • 1687.634 kilometers
  • 911.249 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Raleigh, NC

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 154 kg (339 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
1050
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1050

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