Distance from Houston, TX to Baton Rouge, LA

Distance

272 mi

Time

5 hours 5 mins

Gas Cost

$20 - $39

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

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

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

Houston, TX and Baton Rouge, LA are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 10:25 am.

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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 Houston, TX and Baton Rouge, LA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Houston to Baton Rouge is $32.19.

During the route, an average car will release 246.37 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Houston, TX and Baton Rouge, LA

If you want to meet halfway between Houston, TX and Baton Rouge, LA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 30.225016 and -93.316795, or 30º 13' 30.0576" N, 93º 19' 0.462" W. This location is 135.81 miles away from Houston, TX and Baton Rouge, LA 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 city or town to the halfway point is Sulphur, LA, situated 134.58 miles from Houston, TX and 138.3 miles from Baton Rouge, LA. It would take 2 hours 30 mins to go from Houston to Sulphur and 2 hours 39 mins to go from Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge, LA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Houston, TX

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

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From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Houston and Baton Rouge

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

Baton Rouge

Rain next Wednesday, with temperatures rising to 76°F on Tuesday.

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0% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
9 12 degrees 8 359 degrees 3 355 degrees 4 316 degrees 6 22 degrees

Distance conversions

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