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Distance between Memphis, TN (MEM) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Memphis to Houston (Memphis International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 484 miles / 779 kilometers / 421 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Memphis (MEM) to Houston (HOU) is 587 miles / 945 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Memphis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 484.063 miles
  • 779.023 kilometers
  • 420.639 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
  • 484.430 miles
  • 779.615 kilometers
  • 420.958 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″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

There is no time difference between Memphis and Houston.

Time Difference

Memphis, TN

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (213 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
484
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
484

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