Cubic Yards to Cups Conversion

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

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1 yd³ = 3,231.584467 c
1 yd³ ≈ 3231 2/3 c
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How to Convert Cubic Yards to Cups

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

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:

cups = cubic yards × 3,231.584467

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.
5 yd³ = (5 × 3,231.584467) = 16,157.922333 c

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 yard measurements converted to cups
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

  1. 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