Map of flight path and driving directions from Indianapolis to Houston.
Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).
How far is Houston from Indianapolis?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Indianapolis and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 861.360 miles
- 1386.224 kilometers
- 748.501 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
- 862.007 miles
- 1387.265 kilometers
- 749.063 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Indianapolis and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Indianapolis.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Indianapolis (IND) → Houston (HOU).