Map of flight path from London to Houston.
Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).
How far is Houston from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 4848.981 miles
- 7803.679 kilometers
- 4213.650 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
- 4838.802 miles
- 7787.298 kilometers
- 4204.804 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 London and Houston is 6 hours. Houston is 6 hours behind London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 572 kg (1 260 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Houston (HOU).