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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Houston to San Luis Obispo (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 1527 miles / 2457 kilometers / 1327 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 1752 miles / 2820 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to San Luis Obispo.

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1526.610 miles
  • 2456.840 kilometers
  • 1326.588 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
  • 1523.901 miles
  • 2452.482 kilometers
  • 1324.234 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 San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and San Luis Obispo is 2 hours. San Luis Obispo is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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San Luis Obispo, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 181 kg (399 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
1527
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1527

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