# Liters to Gallons Conversion

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

**Results in Gallons:**

## How to Convert Liters to Gallons

To convert a liter measurement to a gallon measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One liter is equal to 0.264172 gallons, so use this simple formula to convert:

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

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

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

## Liters

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters.^{[1]} 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 *ℓ*. For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 l, 1 L, or 1 ℓ.

## 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.

## Liter to Gallon Conversion Table

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

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