Distance from Richmond, VA to Houston, TX

Distance

1,310 mi

Time

1 day

Gas Cost

$94 - $182

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There are 1,160.35 miles from Richmond to Houston in southwest direction and 1,310 miles (2,108.24 kilometers) by car, following the I-85 route.

Richmond and Houston are 1 day far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Richmond, VA to Houston, TX. The halfway point is Shorter, AL.

Please note the time difference between Richmond, VA and Houston, TX is 1 hour. The current time in Richmond is 1:54 am and the current time in Houston is 12:54 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 60.66 gallons of gas to cover the route between Richmond, VA and Houston, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Richmond to Houston is $151.64.

During the route, an average car will release 1,188.38 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Richmond, VA and Houston, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Richmond, VA 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 32.403674 and -85.991908, or 32º 24' 13.2264" N, 85º 59' 30.8688" W. This location is 655.09 miles away from Richmond, VA and Houston, TX and it would take approximately 12 hours 13 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Shorter, AL, situated 659.95 miles from Richmond, VA and 656.22 miles from Houston, TX. It would take 12 hours 36 mins to go from Richmond to Shorter and 12 hours to go from Houston to Shorter.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Richmond, VA and Houston, TX is Montgomery, AL, situated 678.22 miles from Richmond, VA and 633.31 miles from Houston, TX. It would take 12 hours 56 mins to go from Richmond to Montgomery and 11 hours 33 mins to go from Houston to Montgomery.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Atlanta, GA, Mobile, AL, Baton Rouge, LA, Lafayette, LA, Beaumont, TX and Pasadena, TX.


Best Hotels In or Near Houston, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Richmond, VA

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Small cars

From $14

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From $18

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From $24

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Richmond and Houston

Richmond

Rain on Tuesday and next Sunday, with temperatures falling to 59°F next Sunday.

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11% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 94% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
3 131 degrees 7 145 degrees 8 191 degrees 6 292 degrees 4 265 degrees

Houston

Rain today, with temperatures peaking at 84°F on Thursday.

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Rain Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Clear day
80° 62° 78° 55° 76° 59° 76° 49° 84° 51°
75% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
4 340 degrees 7 338 degrees 11 352 degrees 5 326 degrees 9 192 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,160.35 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,310 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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