# Liters to Gallons Converter

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

## Result in Gallons:

1 L = 0.264172 gal

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## How to Convert Liters to Gallons

To convert a measurement in liters to a measurement in gallons, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 0.264172 gallons/liter.

Since one liter is equal to 0.264172 gallons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

gallons = liters × 0.264172

The volume in gallons is equal to the volume in liters multiplied by 0.264172.

For example, here's how to convert 5 liters to gallons using the formula above.
gallons = (5 L × 0.264172) = 1.32086 gal

### How Many Gallons Are in a Liter?

There are 0.264172 gallons in a liter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 L = 0.264172 gal

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

## What Is a Liter?

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters or 0.264172 US gallons.[1] The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter (1 decimeter is 1/10 of a meter, or 10 centimeters).

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.

## What Is a Gallon?

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.

## Liter to Gallon Conversion Table

Table showing various liter measurements converted to gallons.
Liters Gallons
1 L 0.264172 gal
2 L 0.528344 gal
3 L 0.792516 gal
4 L 1.0567 gal
5 L 1.3209 gal
6 L 1.585 gal
7 L 1.8492 gal
8 L 2.1134 gal
9 L 2.3775 gal
10 L 2.6417 gal
11 L 2.9059 gal
12 L 3.1701 gal
13 L 3.4342 gal
14 L 3.6984 gal
15 L 3.9626 gal
16 L 4.2268 gal
17 L 4.4909 gal
18 L 4.7551 gal
19 L 5.0193 gal
20 L 5.2834 gal
21 L 5.5476 gal
22 L 5.8118 gal
23 L 6.076 gal
24 L 6.3401 gal
25 L 6.6043 gal
26 L 6.8685 gal
27 L 7.1326 gal
28 L 7.3968 gal
29 L 7.661 gal
30 L 7.9252 gal
31 L 8.1893 gal
32 L 8.4535 gal
33 L 8.7177 gal
34 L 8.9819 gal
35 L 9.246 gal
36 L 9.5102 gal
37 L 9.7744 gal
38 L 10.04 gal
39 L 10.3 gal
40 L 10.57 gal

## References

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Units outside the SI, https://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/outside.html
2. 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