Distance from Washington, DC to Houston, TX

Distance

1,409 mi

Time

1 day 2 hours

Gas Cost

$106 - $206

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There are 1,218.57 miles from Washington to Houston in southwest direction and 1,409 miles (2,267.57 kilometers) by car, following the I-81 route.

Washington and Houston are 1 day 2 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Washington, DC to Houston, TX. The halfway point is Steele, AL.

Please note the time difference between Washington, DC and Houston, TX is 1 hour. The current time in Washington is 4:57 am and the current time in Houston is 3:57 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 65.24 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and Houston, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to Houston is $171.59.

During the route, an average car will release 1,278.27 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Washington, DC and Houston, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Washington, DC 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 33.916046 and -86.209467, or 33º 54' 57.7656" N, 86º 12' 34.0812" W. This location is 704.64 miles away from Washington, DC and Houston, TX and it would take approximately 13 hours 5 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Steele, AL, situated 695.86 miles from Washington, DC and 714.82 miles from Houston, TX. It would take 13 hours 3 mins to go from Washington to Steele and 13 hours 12 mins to go from Houston to Steele.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Arlington, VA, Baton Rouge, LA, Beaumont, TX, Birmingham, AL, Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN, Lafayette, LA and Pasadena, TX.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Washington, DC

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

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

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From $28

Vans

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From $40


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Weather in Washington, DC and Houston, TX

Washington, DC

Light rain on Saturday, with temperatures falling to 70°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day Rain
83° 66° 87° 70° 77° 65° 75° 58° 70° 56°
14% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 19% Rain probability
5 52 degrees 7 15 degrees 12 338 degrees 4 332 degrees 7 5 degrees

Houston, TX

Drizzle throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 93°F on Sunday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
91° 74° 91° 75° 93° 75° 93° 78° 92° 76°
12% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 25% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 3% Rain probability
5 111 degrees 5 95 degrees 6 51 degrees 10 42 degrees 8 44 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 1,218.57 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,409 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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