Distance from Houston, TX to Waco, TX

Distance

186 mi

Time

3 hours 29 mins

Gas Cost

$14 - $26

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There are 162.57 miles from Houston to Waco in northwest direction and 186 miles (299.34 kilometers) by car, following the TX 6 route.

Houston and Waco are 3 hours 29 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Houston, TX to Waco, TX. The halfway point is College Station, TX.

Houston, TX and Waco, TX are in the same time zone (Central Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 10:37 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 8.60 gallons of gas to cover the route between Houston, TX and Waco, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Houston to Waco is $22.02.

During the route, an average car will release 168.56 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Houston, TX and Waco, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Houston, TX and Waco, TX or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 30.599964 and -96.295372, or 30º 35' 59.8704" N, 96º 17' 43.3392" W. This location is 92.92 miles away from Houston, TX and Waco, TX and it would take approximately 1 hour 44 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest and also the major city is College Station, TX, situated 95.1 miles from Houston, TX and 92.59 miles from Waco, TX. It would take 1 hour 48 mins to go from Houston to College Station and 1 hour 47 mins to go from Waco to College Station.

Major Cities Along the Route

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


Best Hotels In or Near Waco, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Houston, TX

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

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Small cars

From $14

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Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

SUVs

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Houston and Waco

Houston

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 64°F tomorrow.

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Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
84° 58° 64° 50° 68° 46° 77° 56° 68° 50°
12% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 33% Rain probability 17% Rain probability
5 289 degrees 10 12 degrees 6 103 degrees 4 81 degrees 12 5 degrees

Waco

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 60°F on Wednesday.

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Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
74° 53° 61° 44° 64° 37° 72° 47° 60° 43°
9% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 18% Rain probability 7% Rain probability
7 322 degrees 6 7 degrees 8 174 degrees 1 240 degrees 11 16 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 162.57 mi 261.63 km 141.27 nautical mi
Driving distance 186 mi 299.34 km 161.63 nautical mi

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