Distance between New Orleans LA and Houston TX

The distance from New Orleans to Houston is 348 miles by road including 347 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 29 minutes and goes through Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Beaumont, Metairie, Kenner, Laplace and Gonzales.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
New Orleans 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 10 8 mi, 08 min
Metairie 8 mi 0:08 08 min 0.2 gal
I 10 5 mi, 04 min
Kenner 13 mi 0:13 13 min 0.4 gal
I 10 16 mi, 15 min
Laplace 29 mi 0:28 28 min 0.8 gal
I 10 27 mi, 24 min
Gonzales 56 mi 0:52 52 min 1.8 gal
I 10 22 mi, 23 min
Baton Rouge 78 mi 1:16 1 h 16 min 2.5 gal
I 10 5 mi, 05 min
Port Allen 83 mi 1:21 1 h 21 min 2.8 gal
I 10 122 mi, 1 h 54 min
Lake Charles 204 mi 3:16 3 h 16 min 6.9 gal
I 10 57 mi, 52 min
Beaumont 262 mi 4:08 4 h 08 min 8.8 gal
I 10 86 mi, 1 h 20 min
Houston 348 mi 5:28 5 h 28 min 11.7 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
New Orleans 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 10 8 mi, 08 min
Metairie 8 mi 0:08 08 min 0.2 gal
I 10 5 mi, 04 min
Kenner 13 mi 0:13 13 min 0.4 gal
I 10 6 mi, 06 min
La Branche 19 mi 0:19 19 min 0.5 gal
I 10 9 mi, 08 min
Laplace 29 mi 0:28 28 min 0.8 gal
I 10 27 mi, 24 min
Gonzales 56 mi 0:52 52 min 1.8 gal
I 10 5 mi, 04 min
Cornerview 61 mi 0:57 57 min 2.0 gal
I 10 7 mi, 07 min
Highlandia 68 mi 1:04 1 h 04 min 2.3 gal
I 10 5 mi, 04 min
Audubon Terrace 73 mi 1:09 1 h 09 min 2.4 gal
I 10 5 mi, 06 min
Baton Rouge 78 mi 1:16 1 h 16 min 2.5 gal
I 10 5 mi, 05 min
Port Allen 83 mi 1:21 1 h 21 min 2.8 gal
I 10 12 mi, 12 min
Grosse Tete 95 mi 1:34 1 h 34 min 3.2 gal
I 10 13 mi, 13 min
Ramah 108 mi 1:47 1 h 47 min 3.4 gal
I 10 37 mi, 35 min
Rayne 145 mi 2:22 2 h 22 min 4.6 gal
I 10 10 mi, 08 min
Crowley 155 mi 2:31 2 h 31 min 5.3 gal
I 10 16 mi, 14 min
Jennings 171 mi 2:45 2 h 45 min 5.7 gal
I 10 24 mi, 20 min
Iowa 194 mi 3:06 3 h 06 min 6.5 gal
I 10 10 mi, 09 min
Lake Charles 204 mi 3:15 3 h 15 min 6.9 gal
I 10 6 mi, 06 min
Rose Bluff 211 mi 3:22 3 h 22 min 7.2 gal
I 10 5 mi, 04 min
Sulphur 216 mi 3:27 3 h 27 min 7.3 gal
I 10 17 mi, 15 min
Toomey 233 mi 3:42 3 h 42 min 7.9 gal
I 10 13 mi, 11 min
Stark 246 mi 3:53 3 h 53 min 8.4 gal
I 10 7 mi, 05 min
Vidor 253 mi 3:59 3 h 59 min 8.5 gal
I 10 5 mi, 04 min
Rose City 258 mi 4:04 4 h 04 min 8.7 gal
I 10 4 mi, 03 min
Beaumont 262 mi 4:07 4 h 07 min 8.8 gal
I 10 50 mi, 46 min
Cove 312 mi 4:54 4 h 54 min 10.6 gal
I 10 27 mi, 24 min
Jacinto City 339 mi 5:18 5 h 18 min 11.5 gal
I 10 9 mi, 09 min
Houston 348 mi 5:28 5 h 28 min 11.7 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from New Orleans to Houston?

Fuel cost: 45 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 348 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 New Orleans to Houston?

Driving time: 5 h 29 min

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

  • 162 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 2 h 23 min
  • 52 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 48 min
  • 39 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 37 min
  • 68 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 1 h 7 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 1 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 min
  • 24 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 28 min

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

How far is New Orleans to Houston by land?

The distance between New Orleans and Houston is 348 mi by road including 346.7 mi on motorways.

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

How far is New Orleans to Houston by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between New Orleans and Houston is 317.5 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 New Orleans and Houston respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is New Orleans from Houston by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 38 min to cover the distance of 318 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 19 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 New Orleans to Houston?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 7 min to cover the distance of 318 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 26 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 New Orleans and Houston?

The halfway point between New Orleans and Houston is Jennings. It is located about 3 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Jennings to New Orleans is 171 mi and driving will take about 2 h 45 min. The road between Jennings and Houston has length 177 mi and will take approximately 2 h 43 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is New Orleans in relation to Houston?

New Orleans is located 318 mi east of Houston.

New Orleans has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.94993, longitude -90.07012.

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

Which highway goes from New Orleans to Houston?

The route from New Orleans to Houston follows I 10.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 90: 40 mi
  • US 69: 2 mi
  • US 96: 2 mi
  • US 287: 2 mi
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