How far is Merkel from Houston?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Merkel and Houston is 332.56 miles (535.2 km).

Flight distance from Merkel, TX to Houston, TX is 332.56 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 46 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 42 minutes to travel from Merkel to Houston with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Merkel, Texas to Houston, Texas is: 385.27 miles (620.04 km) by car.

Driving from Merkel to Houston will take approximately 06 hours 19 minutes.

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#1 Merkel

City in Texas

Population 2629
GPS Coordinates 32°28'14"N 100°0'46"W
Latitude 32.4706800
Longitude -100.0128700
Altitude 570
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 Merkel and Houston

The distance between Merkel and Houston is 620 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 53 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 Merkel and Houston. The current time is 12:51:37.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 12 hours 50 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 09 hours 37 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 07 hours 42 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 06 hours 25 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 05 hours 30 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 05 hours 08 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 48 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 51.46 liters (13.6 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Merkel and Houston.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Merkel to Houston is $55.77 (diesel $65.92).

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 December 04, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Merkel 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 Merkel 181.67 miles (292 km)

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Driving distance from Austin, TX to Merkel 235.39 miles (379 km)

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Driving distance from Corpus Christi, TX to Merkel 404.11 miles (650 km)

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Driving distance from Dallas, TX to Merkel 199.12 miles (320 km)

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Driving distance from Fort Worth, TX to Merkel 168.75 miles (272 km)

Driving distance from Montopolis, TX to Merkel 238.22 miles (383 km)

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Driving distance from Plano, TX to Merkel 218.5 miles (352 km)

Driving distance from Rhode Island, TX to Merkel 269.34 miles (433 km)

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Driving distance from San Antonio, TX to Merkel 259.57 miles (418 km)

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Driving distance from El Paso, TX to Merkel 436.65 miles (703 km)

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