# Cups to Milliliters Conversion

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

**Results in Milliliters:**

## How to Convert Cups to Milliliters

To convert a cup measurement to a milliliter measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One cup is equal to 236.588236 milliliters, so use this simple formula to convert:

The volume in milliliters is equal to the cups multiplied by 236.588236.

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

Cups and milliliters 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.

## Milliliters

The milliliter is a unit of volume equal to 1 cubic centimeter, 1/1,000 of a liter, or about 0.061 cubic inches.^{[2]}

The milliliter is an SI unit of volume in the metric system. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for 10^{-3}. A milliliter is sometimes also referred to as a millilitre. Milliliters can be abbreviated as *ml*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *mL* or *mℓ*. For example, 1 milliliter can be written as 1 ml, 1 mL, or 1 mℓ.

Milliliters are sometimes expressed using the abbreviation cc for medical dosage, which is the abbreviation for the cubic centimeter.

## Cup to Milliliter Conversion Table

Cups | Milliliters |
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1 c | 236.59 ml |

2 c | 473.18 ml |

3 c | 709.76 ml |

4 c | 946.35 ml |

5 c | 1,183 ml |

6 c | 1,420 ml |

7 c | 1,656 ml |

8 c | 1,893 ml |

9 c | 2,129 ml |

10 c | 2,366 ml |

11 c | 2,602 ml |

12 c | 2,839 ml |

13 c | 3,076 ml |

14 c | 3,312 ml |

15 c | 3,549 ml |

16 c | 3,785 ml |

17 c | 4,022 ml |

18 c | 4,259 ml |

19 c | 4,495 ml |

20 c | 4,732 ml |

21 c | 4,968 ml |

22 c | 5,205 ml |

23 c | 5,442 ml |

24 c | 5,678 ml |

25 c | 5,915 ml |

26 c | 6,151 ml |

27 c | 6,388 ml |

28 c | 6,624 ml |

29 c | 6,861 ml |

30 c | 7,098 ml |

31 c | 7,334 ml |

32 c | 7,571 ml |

33 c | 7,807 ml |

34 c | 8,044 ml |

35 c | 8,281 ml |

36 c | 8,517 ml |

37 c | 8,754 ml |

38 c | 8,990 ml |

39 c | 9,227 ml |

40 c | 9,464 ml |

## 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, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf