Distance between Houston TX and Dallas TX

The distance from Houston to Dallas is 239 miles by road including 239 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 4 minutes and goes through Conroe, Huntsville, Corsicana, Ennis and Ferris.

Shortest distance by air 225 mi ✈️
Car route length 239.2 mi 🚗
Driving time 4 h 4 min
Fuel amount 8.1 gal
Fuel cost 32.4 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Houston 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 45 29 mi, 28 min
Oak Ridge North 29 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 45 2 mi, 03 min
Shenandoah 31 mi 0:32 32 min 1.0 gal
I 45 8 mi, 07 min
Conroe 40 mi 0:39 39 min 1.3 gal
I 45 9 mi, 08 min
Panorama Village 48 mi 0:47 47 min 1.5 gal
I 45 17 mi, 19 min
Huntsville 66 mi 1:07 1 h 07 min 1.9 gal
I 45 115 mi, 1 h 57 min
Corsicana 181 mi 3:04 3 h 04 min 5.9 gal
I 45 29 mi, 31 min
Ennis 210 mi 3:36 3 h 36 min 6.8 gal
I 45 10 mi, 09 min
Ferris 220 mi 3:45 3 h 45 min 7.5 gal
I 45 19 mi, 18 min
Dallas 239 mi 4:03 4 h 03 min 7.8 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Houston 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 45 29 mi, 28 min
Oak Ridge North 29 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 45 2 mi, 03 min
Shenandoah 31 mi 0:32 32 min 1.0 gal
I 45 8 mi, 07 min
Conroe 40 mi 0:39 39 min 1.3 gal
I 45 9 mi, 08 min
Panorama Village 48 mi 0:47 47 min 1.5 gal
I 45 17 mi, 19 min
Huntsville 66 mi 1:07 1 h 07 min 1.9 gal
I 45 51 mi, 52 min
Centerville 116 mi 1:59 1 h 59 min 3.8 gal
I 45 56 mi, 54 min
Richland 172 mi 2:54 2 h 54 min 5.8 gal
I 45 9 mi, 10 min
Corsicana 181 mi 3:04 3 h 04 min 5.9 gal
I 45 14 mi, 16 min
Alma 195 mi 3:21 3 h 21 min 6.4 gal
I 45 15 mi, 15 min
Ennis 210 mi 3:36 3 h 36 min 6.8 gal
I 45 10 mi, 09 min
Ferris 220 mi 3:45 3 h 45 min 7.5 gal
I 45 5 mi, 04 min
Wilmer 224 mi 3:49 3 h 49 min 7.5 gal
I 45 4 mi, 03 min
Hutchins 228 mi 3:53 3 h 53 min 7.7 gal
I 45 11 mi, 10 min
Dallas 239 mi 4:03 4 h 03 min 7.8 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 32.4 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 239.2 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.98 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Houston to Dallas?

Driving time: 4 h 4 min

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

  • 26 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 22 min
  • 33 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 30 min
  • 101 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 1 h 37 min
  • 14 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 13 min
  • 65 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 18 min

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

How far is Houston to Dallas by land?

The distance between Houston and Dallas is 239.2 mi by road including 238.6 mi on motorways.

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

How far is Houston to Dallas by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Houston and Dallas is 224.9 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 Houston and Dallas respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Houston from Dallas by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 27 min to cover the distance of 225 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 38 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 Houston to Dallas?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 30 min to cover the distance of 225 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 43 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 Houston and Dallas?

The halfway point between Houston and Dallas is Centerville. It is located about 3 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Centerville to Houston is 116 mi and driving will take about 1 h 59 min. The road between Centerville and Dallas has length 123 mi and will take approximately 2 h 4 min.

Where is Houston in relation to Dallas?

Houston is located 225 mi south-east of Dallas.

Houston has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.75894, longitude -95.3677. Click here to see Houston on map.

Dallas has geographic coordinates: latitude 32.77626, longitude -96.79686. Click here to see Dallas on map.

Which highway goes from Houston to Dallas?

The route from Houston to Dallas follows I 45.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 190: 25 mi
  • US 287: 17 mi
  • US 287-S Business: 2 mi
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