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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 Flag of 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 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 Oakland and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of Oakland.

Time Difference

Oakland, CA

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Houston, TX

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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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