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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Houston to Richmond (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 1166 miles / 1877 kilometers / 1013 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Richmond (RIC) is 1326 miles / 2134 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

How far is Richmond from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1166.284 miles
  • 1876.952 kilometers
  • 1013.473 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
  • 1164.964 miles
  • 1874.827 kilometers
  • 1012.326 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Richmond, VA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
1166
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1166

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