Distance from Houston, TX to Salt Lake City, UT

Distance

1,476 mi

Time

1 day 3 hours

Gas Cost

$105 - $205

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There are 1,199.06 miles from Houston to Salt Lake City in northwest direction and 1,476 miles (2,375.39 kilometers) by car, following the I-40 and US-287 route.

Houston and Salt Lake City are 1 day 3 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Houston, TX to Salt Lake City, UT. The halfway point is Newkirk, NM.

Please note the time difference between Houston, TX and Salt Lake City, UT is 1 hour. The current time in Houston is 6:57 pm and the current time in Salt Lake City is 5:57 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 68.34 gallons of gas to cover the route between Houston, TX and Salt Lake City, UT.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Houston to Salt Lake City is $170.84.

During the route, an average car will release 1,338.87 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Houston, TX and Salt Lake City, UT

If you want to meet halfway between Houston, TX and Salt Lake City, UT or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.05398 and -104.184873, or 35º 3' 14.328" N, 104º 11' 5.5428" W. This location is 738.05 miles away from Houston, TX and Salt Lake City, UT and it would take approximately 13 hours 47 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Newkirk, NM, situated 741.37 miles from Houston, TX and 735.28 miles from Salt Lake City, UT. It would take 13 hours 23 mins to go from Houston to Newkirk and 14 hours 14 mins to go from Salt Lake City to Newkirk.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Amarillo, TX, Albuquerque, NM, Provo, UT, West Valley City, UT, West Jordan, UT, The Woodlands, TX, Fort Worth, TX and Wichita Falls, TX.


Best Hotels In or Near Salt Lake City, UT

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Houston, TX

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Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Houston and Salt Lake City

Houston

Rain on Friday and Sunday, with temperatures falling to 70°F next Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain
87° 57° 86° 66° 80° 68° 85° 73° 83° 68°
6% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 71% Rain probability 29% Rain probability 64% Rain probability
4 95 degrees 8 91 degrees 8 95 degrees 8 125 degrees 4 314 degrees

Salt Lake City

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 56°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day
71° 44° 74° 46° 58° 40° 56° 38° 68° 40°
7% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 33% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
2 93 degrees 7 158 degrees 5 227 degrees 1 263 degrees 2 138 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Houston, TX and Salt Lake City, UT in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,199.06 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,476 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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