Centimeters to Miles Converter

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


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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.

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

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.

Learn more about centimeters.

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.

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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

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