Distance between Columbus TX and Houston TX

The distance from Columbus to Houston is 73 miles by road including 70 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 9 minutes and goes through Katy, Alleyton, Brookshire, Hedwig Village and Hilshire Village.

There are tolls on the route.
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Columbus 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 90 9 mi, 08 min
Alleyton 9 mi 0:08 08 min 0.1 gal
I 10 19 mi, 17 min
San Felipe Siding 29 mi 0:25 25 min 0.9 gal
I 10 8 mi, 07 min
Brookshire 37 mi 0:33 33 min 1.1 gal
I 10 6 mi, 05 min
Katy 43 mi 0:38 38 min 1.4 gal
I 10 10 mi, 09 min
Barker 53 mi 0:48 48 min 1.8 gal
I 10 Toll 2 mi, 02 min
Addicks 55 mi 0:51 51 min 1.9 gal
I 10 Toll 7 mi, 07 min
Hedwig Village 63 mi 0:58 58 min 2.1 gal
I 10 Toll 1 mi, 01 min
Hilshire Village 64 mi 0:59 59 min 2.2 gal
I 10 Toll US 90 9 mi, 09 min
Houston 73 mi 1:09 1 h 09 min 2.3 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Columbus to Houston?

Fuel cost: 9.7 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 73.3 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.88 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Columbus to Houston?

Driving time: 1 h 9 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 28 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 24 min
  • 18 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 16 min
  • 7 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 6 min
  • 14 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 14 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 2 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Columbus to Houston by land?

The distance between Columbus and Houston is 73.3 mi by road including 70.2 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Columbus and Houston respectively.

How far is Columbus to Houston by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Columbus and Houston is 70.2 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Columbus and Houston respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Columbus from Houston by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 8 min to cover the distance of 70 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 30 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Columbus to Houston?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 28 min to cover the distance of 70 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 32 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Columbus and Houston?

The halfway point between Columbus and Houston is Brookshire.

The distance from Brookshire to Columbus is 37 mi and driving will take about 33 min. The road between Brookshire and Houston has length 37 mi and will take approximately 36 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Katy is in 43 mi from Columbus and 30 mi from Houston
  • San Felipe Siding is in 29 mi from Columbus and 45 mi from Houston

Where is Columbus in relation to Houston?

Columbus is located 70 mi west of Houston.

Columbus has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.70662, longitude -96.5397.

Houston has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.75894, longitude -95.3677.

Which highway goes from Columbus to Houston?

The route from Columbus to Houston follows I 10, US 90.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • I 10 Toll: 11 mi
  • I 45: 1 mi
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