How far is McAllen from Houston?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between McAllen and Houston is 301.78 miles (485.67 km).

Flight distance from McAllen, TX to Houston, TX is 301.78 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 43 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 39 minutes to travel from McAllen to Houston with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from McAllen, Texas to Houston, Texas is: 361.11 miles (581.16 km) by car.

Driving from McAllen to Houston will take approximately 05 hours 32 minutes.

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#1 McAllen

City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States

Population 143751
GPS Coordinates 26°12'12"N 98°13'48"W
Latitude 26.2034100
Longitude -98.2300100
Altitude 37
Country United States
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#2 Houston

County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population

Population 2316120
GPS Coordinates 29°45'48"N 95°21'48"W
Latitude 29.7632800
Longitude -95.3632700
Altitude 12
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between McAllen and Houston

The distance between McAllen and Houston is 581 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 27 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between McAllen and Houston. The current time is 14:49:56.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 12 hours 01 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 09 hours 01 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 07 hours 13 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 06 hours 01 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 05 hours 09 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 04 hours 48 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 30 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 48.24 liters (12.74 gallon) of gas to cover the route between McAllen and Houston.
The estimated cost of gas to go from McAllen to Houston is $52.27 (diesel $61.79).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 30, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between McAllen and Houston (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Arlington, TX to McAllen 524.76 miles (845 km)

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Driving distance from Austin, TX to McAllen 311.72 miles (502 km)

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Driving distance from Corpus Christi, TX to McAllen 158.21 miles (255 km)

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Driving distance from Dallas, TX to McAllen 520.94 miles (838 km)

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Driving distance from Fort Worth, TX to McAllen 512.01 miles (824 km)

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Driving distance from Frisco, TX to McAllen 546.8 miles (880 km)

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Driving distance from Garland, TX to McAllen 671.59 miles (1081 km)

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Driving distance from Garland, TX to McAllen 538.87 miles (867 km)

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Driving distance from Grand Prairie, TX to McAllen 527.98 miles (850 km)

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Driving distance from Irving, TX to McAllen 529.4 miles (852 km)

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Driving distance from Laredo, TX to McAllen 147.9 miles (238 km)

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Driving distance from McKinney, TX to McAllen 552.87 miles (890 km)

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