Convert Cubic Yards to Gallons

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

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1 yd³ = 201.974029 gal

How to Convert Cubic Yards to Gallons

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

To convert a cubic yard measurement to a gallon measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One cubic yard is equal to 201.974029 gallons, so use this simple formula to convert:

gallons = cubic yards × 201.974029

The volume in gallons is equal to the cubic yards multiplied by 201.974029.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cubic yards to gallons using the formula above.
5 yd³ = (5 × 201.974029) = 1,009.870146 gal

Cubic yards and gallons 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.


The US liquid gallon is a unit of fluid volume equal to four quarts, eight pints, or sixteen cups. 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.

Cubic Yard Measurements and Equivalent Gallon Conversions

Common cubic yard values converted to the equivalent gallon value
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

More Cubic Yard Volume Conversions

US Liquid
Convert to Quarts
1 yd³ is equal to 807.896117 quarts
Convert to Pints
1 yd³ is equal to 1,615.79 pints
Convert to Fluid Ounces
1 yd³ is equal to 25,852.7 fluid ounces
US Cooking
Convert to Cups
1 yd³ is equal to 3,231.58 cups
Convert to Tablespoons
1 yd³ is equal to 51,705.4 tablespoons
Convert to Teaspoons
1 yd³ is equal to 155,116.1 teaspoons
US Customary Volume
Convert to Cubic Inches
1 yd³ is equal to 46,656 cubic inches
Convert to Cubic Feet
1 yd³ is equal to 27.000001 cubic feet
Metric Volume
Convert to Liters
1 yd³ is equal to 764.55487 liters
Convert to Milliliters
1 yd³ is equal to 764,554.9 milliliters
Convert to Cubic Centimeters
1 yd³ is equal to 764,554.9 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 yd³ is equal to 0.764555 cubic meters