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|
|McAllen||0 mi||00 min||0.0 gal|
US 83-S Business 3 mi, 03 min
|Pharr||3 mi||03 min||0.1 gal|
US 83 2 mi, 02 min
|San Juan||6 mi||06 min||0.2 gal|
I 2 2 mi, 01 min
|Alamo||7 mi||07 min||0.2 gal|
I 2 4 mi, 04 min
|Donna||11 mi||12 min||0.3 gal|
I 2 5 mi, 05 min
|Weslaco||16 mi||17 min||0.5 gal|
I 2 6 mi, 06 min
|Mercedes||22 mi||24 min||0.6 gal|
I 2 US 77 134 mi, 2 h 34 min
|Corpus Christi||156 mi||2 h 58 min||5.2 gal|
US 77 83 mi, 1 h 33 min
|Victoria||239 mi||4 h 31 min||8.0 gal|
US 59 122 mi, 2 h 18 min
|Houston||360 mi||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 other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is McAllen in relation to Houston?
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