The driving distance from New Orleans, Louisiana to Houston, Texas is:

390 miles / 628 km

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Driving distance from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX

The total driving distance from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX is 390 miles or 628 kilometers.

Your trip begins in New Orleans, Louisiana. It ends in Houston, Texas.

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If you are thinking about driving from New Orleans to Houston why not take a side trip to Avery Island – the birthplace of Tabasco sauce.

Avery Island is a salt dome island located at the Louisiana Gulf Coast. It stands only 163 feet above sea level, surrounded by swamps and marshes. Located only 140 miles west of New Orleans, it’s a great place to stop if you are driving to Houston.

The McIlhenny family has been making Tabasco sauce since 1868. It is still family-owned and operated until today. Tours are available at the pepper sauce factory. According to the company they produce over 700,000 2-oz. bottles of the Original Red Sauce when all four production lines are in operation.

Another attraction in the island is the 170-acre Jungle Gardens and Bird City. There is a shrine that houses a centuries-old Buddha, snowy-white egrets, a variety of plants and flowers and wildlife.

New Orleans, Louisiana

City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana
Country: United States
Category: cities

Houston, Texas

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

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