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Distance from Houston to Austin by car

The distance between Houston and Austin is 163 miles by road including 145 miles on motorways. Distance from Houston to Austin by car takes approximately 2 hours and 36 minutes.

The distance between Houston and Austin is ranked 48th in the ranking popularity.
The driving time from Houston to Austin is approximately 2 hours and 36 minutes without intermediate stops.
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To find out how far is Houston from Austin, all the intermediate path segments were totalized. Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation.
Reverse route: from Austin to Houston.
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