Distance from Houston to Galveston

Distance is 76 kilometers or 47 miles or 41 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map - Shortest path between Houston and Galveston

Map - Shortest path between Houston and Galveston
  • Location for Houston
  • Location for Galveston
The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Houston

Latitude: 29° 45' North
Longitude: 95° 22' West
Initial heading:133.7°SoutheastSoutheast
Final heading:134.0°SoutheastSoutheast

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Heading from Galveston

Latitude: 29° 17' North
Longitude: 94° 48' West
Initial heading:314.0°NorthwestNorthwest
Final heading:313.7°NorthwestNorthwest

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LocationLocal time
Houston (U.S.A. - Texas)Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:08:48 PM
Galveston (U.S.A. - Texas)Friday, May 22, 2015 at 3:08:48 PM

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