Distance from Baton Rouge, LA to Houston, TX

Distance

272 mi

Time

5 hours 5 mins

Gas Cost

$19 - $38

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There are 257.34 miles from Baton Rouge to Houston in west direction and 272 miles (437.74 kilometers) by car, following the I-10 route.

Baton Rouge and Houston are 5 hours 5 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Baton Rouge, LA to Houston, TX. The halfway point is Sulphur, LA.

Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 1:59 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 12.58 gallons of gas to cover the route between Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Baton Rouge to Houston is $31.45.

During the route, an average car will release 246.48 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 30.225276 and -93.316918, or 30º 13' 30.9936" N, 93º 19' 0.9048" W. This location is 135.87 miles away from Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX and it would take approximately 2 hours 32 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Sulphur, LA, situated 138.28 miles from Baton Rouge, LA and 134.53 miles from Houston, TX. It would take 2 hours 39 mins to go from Baton Rouge to Sulphur and 2 hours 30 mins to go from Houston to Sulphur.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Lafayette, LA, Beaumont, TX and Pasadena, TX.


Best Hotels In or Near Houston, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Baton Rouge, LA

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Small cars

From $14

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Intermediate cars

From $18

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Full-size cars

From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Baton Rouge and Houston

Baton Rouge

Rain today and Friday, with temperatures falling to 60°F on Saturday.

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95% Rain probability 26% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
1 162 degrees 9 327 degrees 9 332 degrees 6 316 degrees 5 184 degrees

Houston

Rain today, with temperatures peaking at 84°F on Thursday.

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Rain Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Clear day
80° 62° 78° 55° 76° 59° 76° 49° 84° 51°
75% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
4 340 degrees 7 338 degrees 11 352 degrees 5 326 degrees 9 192 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 257.34 mi 414.15 km 223.62 nautical mi
Driving distance 272 mi 437.74 km 236.36 nautical mi

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