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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from New York to Houston (New York LaGuardia Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 1428 miles / 2298 kilometers / 1241 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Houston (HOU) is 1641 miles / 2641 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Houston.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1427.742 miles
  • 2297.728 kilometers
  • 1240.674 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
  • 1426.412 miles
  • 2295.588 kilometers
  • 1239.518 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 175 kg (386 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
1428
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1428

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