Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Houston.
Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).
How far is Houston from Philadelphia?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1335.526 miles
- 2149.320 kilometers
- 1160.540 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
- 1334.272 miles
- 2147.302 kilometers
- 1159.450 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Philadelphia and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Philadelphia.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (373 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Philadelphia (PHL) → Houston (HOU).