Centimeters to Miles Conversion

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1 cm = 6.2137E-6 mi
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How to Convert Centimeters to Miles

To convert a centimeter measurement to a mile measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio.

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 centimeters multiplied by 6.2137E-6.

For example, here's how to convert 500,000 centimeters to miles using the formula above.
500,000 cm = (500,000 × 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.

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 1 cm 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.

Need a ruler? Try our free downloadable and printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.

Centimeter to Mile Conversion Table

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

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