# Centimeters to Miles Converter

Enter the length in centimeters below to get the value converted to miles.

Results in Miles: 1 cm = 6.2137E-6 mi
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## How to Convert Centimeters to Miles

To convert a measurement in centimeters to a measurement in miles, multiply the length by the following conversion ratio: 6.2137E-6 miles/centimeter.

Since one centimeter is equal to 6.2137E-6 miles, you can use this simple formula to convert:

miles = centimeters × 6.2137E-6

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

For example, here's how to convert 500,000 centimeters to miles using the formula above.
miles = (500,000 cm × 6.2137E-6) = 3.106856 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.

## What Is a Centimeter?

One centimeter is equal to one-hundredth (1/100) of a meter, which is defined as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second. One centimeter is equal to 0.393701 inches.

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 hundredths, or 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 number 2 pencil is just about 1 cm thick.

## What Is a Mile?

The mile is a linear measurement of length equal to exactly 1,609.344 meters or 1.60934 kilometers. 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.

## Centimeter to Mile Conversion Table

Table showing various centimeter measurements converted to miles.
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
100 cm 0.000621 mi
1,000 cm 0.006214 mi
10,000 cm 0.062137 mi
100,000 cm 0.621371 mi
1,000,000 cm 6.2137 mi