Distance from Fort Worth, TX to Houston, TX

Distance

262 mi

Time

4 hours 45 mins

Gas Cost

$19 - $37

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There are 237.14 miles from Fort Worth to Houston in southeast direction and 262 miles (421.65 kilometers) by car, following the I-45 and US-287 route.

Fort Worth and Houston are 4 hours 45 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Fort Worth, TX to Houston, TX. The halfway point is Buffalo, TX.

Fort Worth, TX and Houston, TX are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 1:45 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 12.12 gallons of gas to cover the route between Fort Worth, TX and Houston, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Fort Worth to Houston is $31.04.

During the route, an average car will release 237.55 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Fort Worth, TX and Houston, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Fort Worth, TX 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 31.481295 and -96.086540, or 31º 28' 52.662" N, 96º 5' 11.544" W. This location is 130.95 miles away from Fort Worth, TX and Houston, TX and it would take approximately 2 hours 22 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Buffalo, TX, situated 131.28 miles from Fort Worth, TX and 132.84 miles from Houston, TX. It would take 2 hours 26 mins to go from Fort Worth to Buffalo and 2 hours 24 mins to go from Houston to Buffalo.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is The Woodlands, TX.


Best Hotels In or Near Houston, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Fort Worth, TX

Planning on renting a car to go from Fort Worth, TX to Houston, TX? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Fort Worth, TX:

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

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From $40


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Weather in Fort Worth and Houston

Fort Worth

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 79°F on Tuesday.

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9 356 degrees 3 190 degrees 8 191 degrees 4 62 degrees 6 146 degrees

Houston

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 81°F on Saturday.

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0% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
11 8 degrees 6 6 degrees 2 180 degrees 1 189 degrees 5 81 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Fort Worth, TX and Houston, TX in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 237.14 mi 381.64 km 206.07 nautical mi
Driving distance 262 mi 421.65 km 227.67 nautical mi

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