Convert Liters to Cups

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1 l = 4.226753 c
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How to Convert Liters to Cups

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

To convert a liter measurement to a cup measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One liter is equal to 4.226753 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

cups = liters × 4.226753

The volume in cups is equal to the liters multiplied by 4.226753.

For example, here's how to convert 5 liters to cups using the formula above.
5 l = (5 × 4.226753) = 21.133764 c

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

Liters

The liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters. The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter, and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter.

The liter is an SI accepted unit for volume for use with the metric system. A liter is sometimes also referred to as a litre. Liters can be abbreviated as l, and are also sometimes abbreviated as L or . For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 l, 1 L, or 1 ℓ.

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.

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.

Liter Measurements and Equivalent Cup Conversions

Common liter values converted to the equivalent cup value
Liters Cups
1 l 4.2268 c
2 l 8.4535 c
3 l 12.68 c
4 l 16.91 c
5 l 21.13 c
6 l 25.36 c
7 l 29.59 c
8 l 33.81 c
9 l 38.04 c
10 l 42.27 c
11 l 46.49 c
12 l 50.72 c
13 l 54.95 c
14 l 59.17 c
15 l 63.4 c
16 l 67.63 c
17 l 71.85 c
18 l 76.08 c
19 l 80.31 c
20 l 84.54 c
21 l 88.76 c
22 l 92.99 c
23 l 97.22 c
24 l 101.44 c
25 l 105.67 c
26 l 109.9 c
27 l 114.12 c
28 l 118.35 c
29 l 122.58 c
30 l 126.8 c
31 l 131.03 c
32 l 135.26 c
33 l 139.48 c
34 l 143.71 c
35 l 147.94 c
36 l 152.16 c
37 l 156.39 c
38 l 160.62 c
39 l 164.84 c
40 l 169.07 c

More Liter Volume Conversions

US Liquid
Convert to Gallons
1 l is equal to 0.264172 gallons
Convert to Quarts
1 l is equal to 1.056688 quarts
Convert to Pints
1 l is equal to 2.113376 pints
Convert to Fluid Ounces
1 l is equal to 33.814023 fluid ounces
US Cooking
Convert to Tablespoons
1 l is equal to 67.628045 tablespoons
Convert to Teaspoons
1 l is equal to 202.884136 teaspoons
US Customary Volume
Convert to Cubic Inches
1 l is equal to 61.023744 cubic inches
Convert to Cubic Feet
1 l is equal to 0.035315 cubic feet
Convert to Cubic Yards
1 l is equal to 0.001308 cubic yards
Metric Volume
Convert to Milliliters
1 l is equal to 1,000 milliliters
Convert to Cubic Centimeters
1 l is equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 l is equal to 0.001 cubic meters