Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Houston (Palm Beach International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 948 miles / 1526 kilometers / 824 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Houston (HOU) is 1127 miles / 1814 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 947.987 miles
• 1525.637 kilometers
• 823.778 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
• 946.451 miles
• 1523.165 kilometers
• 822.443 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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 West Palm Beach and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind West Palm Beach.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (325 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
948
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
948

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