Distance between McAllen TX and Houston TX

The distance from McAllen to Houston is 360 miles by road including 132 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 49 minutes and goes through San Juan, Donna, Weslaco, Corpus Christi and Victoria.

Shortest distance by air 301 mi ✈️
Car route length 360.4 mi 🚗
Driving time 6 h 49 min
Fuel amount 12.3 gal
Fuel cost 46.6 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
McAllen 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 83-S Business 3 mi, 03 min
Pharr 3 mi 0:03 03 min 0.1 gal
US 83 2 mi, 02 min
San Juan 6 mi 0:06 06 min 0.2 gal
I 2 2 mi, 01 min
Alamo 7 mi 0:07 07 min 0.2 gal
I 2 4 mi, 04 min
Donna 11 mi 0:12 12 min 0.3 gal
I 2 5 mi, 05 min
Weslaco 16 mi 0:17 17 min 0.5 gal
I 2 6 mi, 06 min
Mercedes 22 mi 0:24 24 min 0.6 gal
I 2 US 77 134 mi, 2 h 34 min
Corpus Christi 156 mi 2:58 2 h 58 min 5.2 gal
US 77 83 mi, 1 h 33 min
Victoria 239 mi 4:31 4 h 31 min 8.0 gal
US 59 122 mi, 2 h 18 min
Houston 360 mi 6:49 6 h 49 min 12.1 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
McAllen 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
US 83-S Business 3 mi, 03 min
Pharr 3 mi 0:03 03 min 0.1 gal
US 83 2 mi, 02 min
San Juan 6 mi 0:06 06 min 0.2 gal
I 2 2 mi, 01 min
Alamo 7 mi 0:07 07 min 0.2 gal
I 2 4 mi, 04 min
Donna 11 mi 0:12 12 min 0.3 gal
I 2 5 mi, 05 min
Weslaco 16 mi 0:17 17 min 0.5 gal
I 2 6 mi, 06 min
Mercedes 22 mi 0:24 24 min 0.6 gal
I 2 5 mi, 06 min
La Feria 27 mi 0:30 30 min 0.9 gal
I 2 7 mi, 07 min
Harlingen 34 mi 0:37 37 min 1.1 gal
I 69E 4 mi, 04 min
Combes 38 mi 0:42 42 min 1.2 gal
I 69E 9 mi, 09 min
Hugh Terry Colonia 47 mi 0:51 51 min 1.6 gal
I 69E 3 mi, 03 min
Lyford 50 mi 0:55 55 min 1.7 gal
I 69E 6 mi, 06 min
Benitez Colonia 57 mi 1:01 1 h 01 min 1.9 gal
I 69E 4 mi, 04 min
Yturria 61 mi 1:06 1 h 06 min 2.0 gal
US 77 9 mi, 10 min
Norias 70 mi 1:17 1 h 17 min 2.1 gal
US 77 16 mi, 19 min
Armstrong 86 mi 1:36 1 h 36 min 2.6 gal
US 77 14 mi, 17 min
Mifflin 101 mi 1:54 1 h 54 min 3.2 gal
US 77 6 mi, 07 min
Sarita 106 mi 2:01 2 h 01 min 3.6 gal
US 77 9 mi, 10 min
Riviera 115 mi 2:11 2 h 11 min 3.7 gal
US 77 6 mi, 07 min
Ricardo 121 mi 2:18 2 h 18 min 4.1 gal
US 77 6 mi, 06 min
Kingsville 127 mi 2:25 2 h 25 min 4.2 gal
US 77 12 mi, 13 min
Driscoll 139 mi 2:38 2 h 38 min 4.6 gal
US 77 11 mi, 12 min
Robstown 150 mi 2:51 2 h 51 min 5.0 gal
I 69E 6 mi, 06 min
Corpus Christi 156 mi 2:58 2 h 58 min 5.2 gal
US 77 8 mi, 09 min
Odem 164 mi 3:07 3 h 07 min 5.5 gal
US 77 13 mi, 14 min
Ewelder 177 mi 3:21 3 h 21 min 5.9 gal
US 77 9 mi, 10 min
Cranell 186 mi 3:31 3 h 31 min 6.1 gal
US 77 9 mi, 10 min
Refugio 195 mi 3:42 3 h 42 min 6.6 gal
US 77 13 mi, 14 min
Vidaurri 208 mi 3:56 3 h 56 min 7.0 gal
US 77 5 mi, 06 min
Inari 213 mi 4:02 4 h 02 min 7.1 gal
US 77 25 mi, 28 min
Victoria 239 mi 4:31 4 h 31 min 8.0 gal
US 59 17 mi, 19 min
El Toro 256 mi 4:50 4 h 50 min 8.6 gal
US 59 2 mi, 02 min
Matilda 258 mi 4:52 4 h 52 min 8.8 gal
US 59 3 mi, 03 min
Edna 261 mi 4:56 4 h 56 min 8.9 gal
US 59 2 mi, 02 min
Manson 263 mi 4:58 4 h 58 min 8.9 gal
US 59 7 mi, 07 min
Ganado 270 mi 5:05 5 h 05 min 9.1 gal
US 59 10 mi, 11 min
Hillje 280 mi 5:17 5 h 17 min 9.3 gal
US 59 9 mi, 11 min
El Campo 289 mi 5:28 5 h 28 min 9.7 gal
US 59 8 mi, 09 min
Mackay 297 mi 5:37 5 h 37 min 9.9 gal
US 59 18 mi, 20 min
Kendleton 315 mi 5:58 5 h 58 min 10.7 gal
US 59 4 mi, 05 min
Beasley 319 mi 6:03 6 h 03 min 10.8 gal
US 59 6 mi, 07 min
Rosenberg 326 mi 6:11 6 h 11 min 10.9 gal
US 59 I 69 14 mi, 15 min
Sugar Land 339 mi 6:26 6 h 26 min 11.4 gal
I 69 US 59 21 mi, 22 min
Houston 360 mi 6:49 6 h 49 min 12.1 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 46.6 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 360.4 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.8 USD / gal)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from McAllen to Houston?

Driving time: 6 h 49 min

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

  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 2 min
  • 9 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 8 min
  • 48 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 46 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 1 min
  • 80 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 1 h 25 min
  • 217 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 4 h 22 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 30 mph = 2 min

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

How far is McAllen to Houston by land?

The distance between McAllen and Houston is 360.4 mi by road including 132.4 mi on motorways.

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

How far is McAllen to Houston by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between McAllen and Houston is 301.4 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 McAllen and Houston respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is McAllen from Houston by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 36 min to cover the distance of 301 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 12 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 McAllen to Houston?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 1 min to cover the distance of 301 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 18 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 McAllen and Houston?

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

The distance from Ewelder to McAllen is 177 mi and driving will take about 3 h 21 min. The road between Ewelder and Houston has length 183 mi and will take approximately 3 h 28 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is McAllen in relation to Houston?

McAllen is located 301 mi south-west of Houston.

McAllen has geographic coordinates: latitude 26.20437, longitude -98.23008. Click here to see McAllen on map.

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

Which highway goes from McAllen to Houston?

The route from McAllen to Houston follows US 77, US 59.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • I 69E: 36 mi
  • I 2: 30 mi
  • US 83: 30 mi
  • I 69: 19 mi
  • I 37: 2 mi
  • US 83-S Business: 2 mi
  • Spur 91: 1 mi
  • US 83: 1 mi
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