# Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Chicago to Houston (Chicago Midway International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 937 miles / 1508 kilometers / 814 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Houston (HOU) is 1072 miles / 1725 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 44 minutes.

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1508
Kilometers
814
Nautical miles
2 h 16 min
146 kg

## How far is Houston from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 936.958 miles
• 1507.888 kilometers
• 814.194 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
• 938.150 miles
• 1509.807 kilometers
• 815.230 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Houston?

Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Houston William P. Hobby Airport is 2 hours 16 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Chicago and Houston?

There is no time difference between Chicago and Houston.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

On average flying from Chicago to Houston generates about 146 kg of CO2 per passenger, 146 kilograms is equal to 323 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Houston

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

## Airport information

Origin Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W
Destination Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W