Convert Centimeters to Miles

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1 cm = 6.2137E-6 mi

How to Convert Centimeters to Miles

Tape measures can be used to measure units of length, and a calculator can be used to convert to another unit

To convert a centimeter measurement to a mile measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio. One centimeter is equal to 6.2137E-6 miles, so use this simple formula to convert:

miles = centimeters × 6.2137E-6

The length in miles is equal to the centimeters multiplied by 6.2137E-6.

For example, here's how to convert 5 centimeters to miles using the formula above.
5 cm = (5 × 6.2137E-6) = 3.1069E-5 mi

Our inch fraction calculator can add centimeters and miles together and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial and SI metric values.

Centimeters and miles are both units used to measure length. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.


One centimeter is equal to one-hundredth (1/100) of a meter, which is defined as the distance light travels in a vacuum in a 1/299,792,458 second time interval.

The centimeter, or centimetre, is a multiple of the meter, which is the SI base unit for length. In the metric system, "centi" is the prefix for 10-2. Centimeters can be abbreviated as cm, for example 1 centimeter can be written as 1 cm.

Metric rulers typically have 30 cm, which are represented by 30 large tick marks. To get a rough idea of the actual length of a centimeter, a standard pencil is just about 1cm thick.


The mile is a linear measurement of length equal to exactly 1,609.344 meters. One mile is also equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards.

The mile is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Miles can be abbreviated as mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as m. For example, 1 mile can be written as 1 mi or 1 m.

We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs.

If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.

Centimeter Measurements and Equivalent Mile Conversions

Common centimeter values converted to the equivalent mile value
Centimeters Miles
1 cm 0.0000062137 mi
2 cm 0.000012427 mi
3 cm 0.000018641 mi
4 cm 0.000024855 mi
5 cm 0.000031069 mi
6 cm 0.000037282 mi
7 cm 0.000043496 mi
8 cm 0.00004971 mi
9 cm 0.000055923 mi
10 cm 0.000062137 mi
11 cm 0.000068351 mi
12 cm 0.000074565 mi
13 cm 0.000080778 mi
14 cm 0.000086992 mi
15 cm 0.000093206 mi
16 cm 0.000099419 mi
17 cm 0.000106 mi
18 cm 0.000112 mi
19 cm 0.000118 mi
20 cm 0.000124 mi
21 cm 0.00013 mi
22 cm 0.000137 mi
23 cm 0.000143 mi
24 cm 0.000149 mi
25 cm 0.000155 mi
26 cm 0.000162 mi
27 cm 0.000168 mi
28 cm 0.000174 mi
29 cm 0.00018 mi
30 cm 0.000186 mi
31 cm 0.000193 mi
32 cm 0.000199 mi
33 cm 0.000205 mi
34 cm 0.000211 mi
35 cm 0.000217 mi
36 cm 0.000224 mi
37 cm 0.00023 mi
38 cm 0.000236 mi
39 cm 0.000242 mi
40 cm 0.000249 mi

More Centimeter Length Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Yards
1 cm is equal to 0.010936 yards
Convert to Feet
1 cm is equal to 0.032808 feet
Convert to Inches
1 cm is equal to 0.393701 inches
SI Units
Convert to Kilometers
1 cm is equal to 1.0E-5 kilometers
Convert to Meters
1 cm is equal to 0.01 meters
Convert to Millimeters
1 cm is equal to 10 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers
1 cm is equal to 10,000 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers
1 cm is equal to 10,000,000 nanometers