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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Houston to Rochester (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 995 miles / 1602 kilometers / 865 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Rochester (RST) is 1148 miles / 1848 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 995.363 miles
  • 1601.882 kilometers
  • 864.947 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
  • 997.235 miles
  • 1604.894 kilometers
  • 866.574 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Houston and Rochester.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Rochester, MN

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (332 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
995
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
995

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