Distance from Houston, TX to DFW Airport


259 mi


4 hours 32 mins

Gas Cost

$24 - $47

There are 238.25 miles from Houston to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in northwest direction and 259 miles (416.82 kilometers) by car, following the I-45 N route.

Houston and DFW Airport are 4 hours 32 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from Houston, TX to DFW Airport. The halfway point is Buffalo, TX.

Houston, TX and DFW Airport are in the same time zone (CDT). Current time in both locations is 11:14 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 10.42 gallons of gas to cover the route between Houston, TX and DFW Airport.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Houston to DFW Airport is $33.96.

During the route, an average car will release 204.08 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Best Hotels In or Near DFW Airport

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Halfway Point Between Houston, TX and DFW Airport

If you want to meet halfway between Houston, TX and DFW Airport or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 31.444248 and -96.062210, or 31º 26' 39.2928" N, 96º 3' 43.956" W. This location is 129.69 miles away from Houston, TX and DFW Airport and it would take approximately 2 hours 16 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Buffalo, TX, situated 133 miles from Houston, TX and 129 miles from DFW Airport. It would take 2 hours 21 mins to go from Houston to Buffalo and 2 hours 20 mins to go from DFW to Buffalo.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include The Woodlands, TX,Dallas, TX, and Irving, TX.

Weather in Houston and DFW

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Houston, TX and DFW Airport:


Rain tomorrow through Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Rain Rain
72° 47° 76° 58° 59° 40° 49° 35° 56° 35°
1% Rain probability 74% Rain probability 92% Rain probability 61% Rain probability 86% Rain probability
9 175 degrees 8 205 degrees 14 10 degrees 10 42 degrees 8 40 degrees


No precipitation throughout the week.

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Wind Wind Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day
74° 43° 63° 35° 40° 28° 47° 27° 49° 29°
0% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 6% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
14 184 degrees 15 335 degrees 15 14 degrees 7 80 degrees 6 59 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Houston, TX

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


Small cars

From $14


Intermediate cars

From $18


Full-size cars

From $24



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Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Houston, TX and DFW Airport in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 238.25 mi 383.43 km 207.04 nautical mi
Driving distance 259 mi 417.42 km 225.39 nautical mi

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