Convert Liters to Milliliters

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

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1 l = 1,000 ml

How to Convert Liters to Milliliters

conversion scale showing liters and equivalent milliliters volume values

To convert a liter measurement to a milliliter measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One liter is equal to 1,000 milliliters, so use this simple formula to convert:

milliliters = liters × 1,000

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 liters to milliliters using the formula above.
5 l = (5 × 1,000) = 5,000 ml

Liters and milliliters 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.

Milliliters

The milliliter is a unit of volume equal to 1 cubic centimeter, or 1/1,000 of a liter.

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.

Liter Measurements and Equivalent Milliliter Conversions

Common liter values converted to the equivalent milliliter value
Liters Milliliters
1 l 1,000 ml
2 l 2,000 ml
3 l 3,000 ml
4 l 4,000 ml
5 l 5,000 ml
6 l 6,000 ml
7 l 7,000 ml
8 l 8,000 ml
9 l 9,000 ml
10 l 10,000 ml
11 l 11,000 ml
12 l 12,000 ml
13 l 13,000 ml
14 l 14,000 ml
15 l 15,000 ml
16 l 16,000 ml
17 l 17,000 ml
18 l 18,000 ml
19 l 19,000 ml
20 l 20,000 ml
21 l 21,000 ml
22 l 22,000 ml
23 l 23,000 ml
24 l 24,000 ml
25 l 25,000 ml
26 l 26,000 ml
27 l 27,000 ml
28 l 28,000 ml
29 l 29,000 ml
30 l 30,000 ml
31 l 31,000 ml
32 l 32,000 ml
33 l 33,000 ml
34 l 34,000 ml
35 l 35,000 ml
36 l 36,000 ml
37 l 37,000 ml
38 l 38,000 ml
39 l 39,000 ml
40 l 40,000 ml

More Liter Volume Conversions

US Liquid
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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 Cups
1 l is equal to 4.226753 cups
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 Cubic Centimeters
1 l is equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 l is equal to 0.001 cubic meters