# Distance between Tampa, FL (TPA) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Tampa to Houston (Tampa International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 781 miles / 1257 kilometers / 679 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Tampa (TPA) to Houston (HOU) is 958 miles / 1541 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

## How far is Houston from Tampa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 781.189 miles
• 1257.202 kilometers
• 678.835 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
• 779.797 miles
• 1254.961 kilometers
• 677.625 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″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 Tampa and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Tampa.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (293 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tampa (TPA) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
781
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
781

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