# Cubic Yards to Cups Conversion

Enter the volume in cubic yards below to get the value converted to cups.

**Results in Cups:**

1 yd³ ≈ 3231 2/3 c

## How to Convert Cubic Yards to Cups

To convert a cubic yard measurement to a cup measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One cubic yard is equal to 3,231.584467 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

The volume in cups is equal to the cubic yards multiplied by 3,231.584467.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 cubic yards to cups using the formula above.

Cubic yards and cups are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Cubic Yards

The cubic yard is a unit of volume that is equal to the space consumed by a cube with each edge measuring one yard.

The cubic yard is a US customary and imperial unit of volume. A cubic yard is sometimes also referred to as a cubic yd. Cubic yards can be abbreviated as *yd³*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *cu yard*, *cu yd*, or *CY*. For example, 1 cubic yard can be written as 1 yd³, 1 cu yard, 1 cu yd, or 1 CY.

You might also be interested in our cubic yards calculator.

## Cups

The cup is a unit of volume equal to 16 tablespoons or 8 fluid ounces.
The cup should not be confused with the metric cup or the teacup, which are different units of volume.
One cup is equal to just under 236.6 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one cup is equal to 240 milliliters.^{[1]}

The cup is a US customary unit of volume. Cups can be abbreviated as *c*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *C*. For example, 1 cup can be written as 1 c or 1 C.

## Cubic Yard to Cup Conversion Table

Cubic Yards | Cups |
---|---|

0.001 yd³ | 3.2316 c |

0.002 yd³ | 6.4632 c |

0.003 yd³ | 9.6948 c |

0.004 yd³ | 12.93 c |

0.005 yd³ | 16.16 c |

0.006 yd³ | 19.39 c |

0.007 yd³ | 22.62 c |

0.008 yd³ | 25.85 c |

0.009 yd³ | 29.08 c |

0.01 yd³ | 32.32 c |

0.02 yd³ | 64.63 c |

0.03 yd³ | 96.95 c |

0.04 yd³ | 129.26 c |

0.05 yd³ | 161.58 c |

0.06 yd³ | 193.9 c |

0.07 yd³ | 226.21 c |

0.08 yd³ | 258.53 c |

0.09 yd³ | 290.84 c |

0.1 yd³ | 323.16 c |

0.2 yd³ | 646.32 c |

0.3 yd³ | 969.48 c |

0.4 yd³ | 1,293 c |

0.5 yd³ | 1,616 c |

0.6 yd³ | 1,939 c |

0.7 yd³ | 2,262 c |

0.8 yd³ | 2,585 c |

0.9 yd³ | 2,908 c |

1 yd³ | 3,232 c |

## References

- U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Guidelines for Determining Metric Equivalents of Household Measures, https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/guidance-industry-guidelines-determining-metric-equivalents-household-measures