The driving distance from El Paso, Texas to Houston, Texas is:

745 miles / 1 199 km

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Driving distance from El Paso, TX to Houston, TX

The total driving distance from El Paso, TX to Houston, TX is 745 miles or 1 199 kilometers.

Your trip begins in El Paso, Texas. It ends in Houston, Texas.

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from El Paso, TX to Houston, TX so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

You can also calculate the cost of driving from El Paso, TX to Houston, TX based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between El Paso, TX and Houston, TX.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from El Paso, TX to Houston, TX.

It takes over 10 hours to drive from El Paso to Houston. If you prefer flying, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines are the 2 airlines that fly non-stop between these cities.

Houston is the largest city in Texas with over 2 million people that provide a dynamic food scene and culture. It is also home to Space Center Houston.

Space Center Houston is known around the world as the home of NASA Mission Control, International Space Station Mission Control, and it is the center for astronaut training. The center has over 400 space artifacts and the world’s largest collection of moon rocks and lunar samples for public view.

An all day tour to the center will include the Starship Gallery, a Tram tour, Living in Space, Blast-Off!, Shuttle mock-up, Astronaut Gallery, a movie and seasonal exhibit. Starship Gallery takes you to the Apollo 17 Command Module, a full-size Skylab Training module and you can touch a moon rock.

The NASA tram tour will take you around Johnson Space Center including a tour of Building 9 where you can see astronauts in training and a tour of Saturn V Complex at Rocket Park. Find out more at

El Paso, Texas

City: El Paso
State: Texas
Country: United States
Category: cities

Houston, Texas

City: Houston
State: Texas
Country: United States
Category: cities

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