# Liters to Milliliters Converter

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

## Result in Milliliters:

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## How to Convert Liters to Milliliters

To convert a measurement in liters to a measurement in milliliters, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 1,000 milliliters/liter.

Since one liter is equal to 1,000 milliliters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

milliliters = liters × 1,000

The volume in milliliters is equal to the volume in liters multiplied by 1,000.

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

### How Many Milliliters Are in a Liter?

There are **1,000** milliliters in a liter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 L = 1,000 mL

Liters and milliliters 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 *ℓ*. For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 L, 1 l, or 1 ℓ.

Learn more about liters.

## What Is a Milliliter?

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 thousandths, or 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.

Since one milliliter is equivalent to one cubic centimeter, milliliters are sometimes expressed using the abbreviation for a cubic centimeter (*cc*) for things such as medical dosages or engine displacements.

Learn more about milliliters.

## Liter to Milliliter Conversion Table

Liters | Milliliters |
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0.001 L | 1 mL |

0.002 L | 2 mL |

0.003 L | 3 mL |

0.004 L | 4 mL |

0.005 L | 5 mL |

0.006 L | 6 mL |

0.007 L | 7 mL |

0.008 L | 8 mL |

0.009 L | 9 mL |

0.01 L | 10 mL |

0.02 L | 20 mL |

0.03 L | 30 mL |

0.04 L | 40 mL |

0.05 L | 50 mL |

0.06 L | 60 mL |

0.07 L | 70 mL |

0.08 L | 80 mL |

0.09 L | 90 mL |

0.1 L | 100 mL |

0.2 L | 200 mL |

0.3 L | 300 mL |

0.4 L | 400 mL |

0.5 L | 500 mL |

0.6 L | 600 mL |

0.7 L | 700 mL |

0.8 L | 800 mL |

0.9 L | 900 mL |

1 L | 1,000 mL |

## 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

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