# Distance between Oakland, CA (OAK) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Oakland to Houston (Oakland International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 1642 miles / 2643 kilometers / 1427 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Oakland (OAK) to Houston (HOU) is 1923 miles / 3095 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 49 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Oakland to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

## How far is Houston from Oakland?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1642.058 miles
• 2642.636 kilometers
• 1426.909 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
• 1639.414 miles
• 2638.382 kilometers
• 1424.612 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Oakland and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Oakland.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 180 kg (397 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Oakland (OAK) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
1642
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1642

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