Distance between Lubbock, TX (LBB) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Lubbock to Houston (Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 458 miles / 737 kilometers / 398 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Lubbock (LBB) to Houston (IAH) is 546 miles / 879 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Lubbock?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 457.706 miles
• 736.607 kilometers
• 397.736 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
• 457.452 miles
• 736.197 kilometers
• 397.515 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 Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
City: Lubbock, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: LBB
ICAO Code: KLBB
Coordinates: 33°39′48″N, 101°49′22″W

B Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lubbock and Houston.

CDT

CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (204 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lubbock (LBB) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
458
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
458

Round trip?