There are 317.74 miles from Houston to New Orleans in east direction and 348 miles (560.05 kilometers) by car, following the I-10 route.

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Houston and New Orleans are 5 hours 28 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA. The halfway point is Roanoke, LA.

Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA are in the same time zone (CDT). Current time in both locations is 1:37 am.


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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency the MPG will need 13.97 gallons of gas to cover the route between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Houston to New Orleans is $47.62.

During the route, an average car will release 273.62 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Average USA gas price used for calculation is $3.41 per gallon of regular gas. Price last updated on November 20, 2021.

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Halfway Point Between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA

If you want to meet halfway between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 30.246586 and -92.702217, or 30º 14" 47.7096" N, 92º 42" 7.9812" W. This location is 173.88 miles away from Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA and it would take approximately 2 hours 44 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Roanoke, LA, situated 173 miles from Houston, TX and 177 miles from New Orleans, LA. It would take 2 hours 37 mins to go from Houston to Roanoke and 2 hours 54 mins to go from New Orleans to Roanoke.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Metairie, LA,Baton Rouge, LA,Lafayette, LA,Beaumont, TX, and Pasadena, TX.

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