Convert Cups to Cubic Yards

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1 c = 0.000309 yd³
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How to Convert Cups to Cubic Yards

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

To convert a cup measurement to a cubic yard measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One cup is equal to 0.000309 cubic yards, so use this simple formula to convert:

cubic yards = cups × 0.000309

The volume in cubic yards is equal to the cups multiplied by 0.000309.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cups to cubic yards using the formula above.
5 c = (5 × 0.000309) = 0.001547 yd³

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


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.

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 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.

Cup Measurements and Equivalent Cubic Yard Conversions

Common cup values converted to the equivalent cubic yard value
Cups Cubic Yards
1 c 0.000309 yd³
2 c 0.000619 yd³
3 c 0.000928 yd³
4 c 0.001238 yd³
5 c 0.001547 yd³
6 c 0.001857 yd³
7 c 0.002166 yd³
8 c 0.002476 yd³
9 c 0.002785 yd³
10 c 0.003094 yd³
11 c 0.003404 yd³
12 c 0.003713 yd³
13 c 0.004023 yd³
14 c 0.004332 yd³
15 c 0.004642 yd³
16 c 0.004951 yd³
17 c 0.005261 yd³
18 c 0.00557 yd³
19 c 0.005879 yd³
20 c 0.006189 yd³
21 c 0.006498 yd³
22 c 0.006808 yd³
23 c 0.007117 yd³
24 c 0.007427 yd³
25 c 0.007736 yd³
26 c 0.008046 yd³
27 c 0.008355 yd³
28 c 0.008664 yd³
29 c 0.008974 yd³
30 c 0.009283 yd³
31 c 0.009593 yd³
32 c 0.009902 yd³
33 c 0.010212 yd³
34 c 0.010521 yd³
35 c 0.010831 yd³
36 c 0.01114 yd³
37 c 0.011449 yd³
38 c 0.011759 yd³
39 c 0.012068 yd³
40 c 0.012378 yd³

More Cup Volume Conversions

US Liquid
Convert to Gallons
1 c is equal to 0.0625 gallons
Convert to Quarts
1 c is equal to 0.25 quarts
Convert to Pints
1 c is equal to 0.5 pints
Convert to Fluid Ounces
1 c is equal to 8 fluid ounces
US Cooking
Convert to Tablespoons
1 c is equal to 16 tablespoons
Convert to Teaspoons
1 c is equal to 48 teaspoons
US Customary Volume
Convert to Cubic Inches
1 c is equal to 14.4375 cubic inches
Convert to Cubic Feet
1 c is equal to 0.008355 cubic feet
Metric Volume
Convert to Liters
1 c is equal to 0.236588 liters
Convert to Milliliters
1 c is equal to 236.588236 milliliters
Convert to Cubic Centimeters
1 c is equal to 236.588236 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 c is equal to 0.000237 cubic meters