# Convert Cups to Gallons

Enter the volume in cups below to get the value converted to gallons.

**Results in Gallons:**

## How to Convert Cups to Gallons

To convert a cup measurement to a gallon measurement, divide the volume by the conversion ratio. One gallon is equal to 16 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

The volume in gallons is equal to the cups divided by 16.

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

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

## 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.

## Gallons

The US liquid gallon is a unit of fluid volume equal to four quarts, eight pints, or sixteen cups.^{[2]} 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.

## Cup to Gallon Conversion Table

Cups | Gallons |
---|---|

1 c | 0.0625 gal |

2 c | 0.125 gal |

3 c | 0.1875 gal |

4 c | 0.25 gal |

5 c | 0.3125 gal |

6 c | 0.375 gal |

7 c | 0.4375 gal |

8 c | 0.5 gal |

9 c | 0.5625 gal |

10 c | 0.625 gal |

11 c | 0.6875 gal |

12 c | 0.75 gal |

13 c | 0.8125 gal |

14 c | 0.875 gal |

15 c | 0.9375 gal |

16 c | 1 gal |

17 c | 1.0625 gal |

18 c | 1.125 gal |

19 c | 1.1875 gal |

20 c | 1.25 gal |

21 c | 1.3125 gal |

22 c | 1.375 gal |

23 c | 1.4375 gal |

24 c | 1.5 gal |

25 c | 1.5625 gal |

26 c | 1.625 gal |

27 c | 1.6875 gal |

28 c | 1.75 gal |

29 c | 1.8125 gal |

30 c | 1.875 gal |

31 c | 1.9375 gal |

32 c | 2 gal |

33 c | 2.0625 gal |

34 c | 2.125 gal |

35 c | 2.1875 gal |

36 c | 2.25 gal |

37 c | 2.3125 gal |

38 c | 2.375 gal |

39 c | 2.4375 gal |

40 c | 2.5 gal |

## 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
- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Handbook 44 - 2016 Edition, https://www.nist.gov/sites/default/files/documents/pml/wmd/pubs/2016/02/18/appc-16-hb44-final.pdf