Cubic Yards to Gallons Converter

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

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1 yd³ = 201.974026 gal

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How to Convert Cubic Yards to Gallons

To convert a measurement in cubic yards to a measurement in gallons, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 201.974026 gallons/cubic yard.

Since one cubic yard is equal to 201.974026 gallons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

gallons = cubic yards × 201.974026

The volume in gallons is equal to the volume in cubic yards multiplied by 201.974026.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cubic yards to gallons using the formula above.
gallons = (5 yd³ × 201.974026) = 1,009.87013 gal

How Many Gallons Are in a Cubic Yard?

There are 201.974026 gallons in a cubic yard, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 yd³ = 201.974026 gal

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

What Is a Cubic Yard?

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 can calculate volume using a cubic yardage calculator if you have the dimensions of a space or object.

Learn more about cubic yards.

What Is a Gallon?

The US liquid gallon is a unit of fluid volume equal to four quarts, eight pints, or sixteen cups.[1] The US liquid gallon should not be confused with the US dry gallon or the imperial gallon, which are different units of measure.

The gallon is a US customary unit of volume. Gallons can be abbreviated as gal; for example, 1 gallon can be written as 1 gal.

Learn more about gallons.

Cubic Yard to Gallon Conversion Table

Table showing various cubic yard measurements converted to gallons.
Cubic Yards Gallons
1 yd³ 201.97 gal
2 yd³ 403.95 gal
3 yd³ 605.92 gal
4 yd³ 807.9 gal
5 yd³ 1,010 gal
6 yd³ 1,212 gal
7 yd³ 1,414 gal
8 yd³ 1,616 gal
9 yd³ 1,818 gal
10 yd³ 2,020 gal
11 yd³ 2,222 gal
12 yd³ 2,424 gal
13 yd³ 2,626 gal
14 yd³ 2,828 gal
15 yd³ 3,030 gal
16 yd³ 3,232 gal
17 yd³ 3,434 gal
18 yd³ 3,636 gal
19 yd³ 3,838 gal
20 yd³ 4,039 gal
21 yd³ 4,241 gal
22 yd³ 4,443 gal
23 yd³ 4,645 gal
24 yd³ 4,847 gal
25 yd³ 5,049 gal
26 yd³ 5,251 gal
27 yd³ 5,453 gal
28 yd³ 5,655 gal
29 yd³ 5,857 gal
30 yd³ 6,059 gal
31 yd³ 6,261 gal
32 yd³ 6,463 gal
33 yd³ 6,665 gal
34 yd³ 6,867 gal
35 yd³ 7,069 gal
36 yd³ 7,271 gal
37 yd³ 7,473 gal
38 yd³ 7,675 gal
39 yd³ 7,877 gal
40 yd³ 8,079 gal


  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition,

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