Miles to Meters Conversion

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1 mi = 1,609.344 m
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How to Convert Miles to Meters

Tape measures can be used to measure units of length, and a calculator can be used to convert to another unit

To convert a mile measurement to a meter measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio. One mile is equal to 1,609.344 meters, so use this simple formula to convert:

meters = miles × 1,609.344

The length in meters is equal to the miles multiplied by 1,609.344.

For example, here's how to convert 5 miles to meters using the formula above.
5 mi = (5 × 1,609.344) = 8,046.72 m

Miles and meters are both units used to measure length. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Miles

The mile is a linear measurement of length equal to exactly 1,609.344 meters. One mile is also equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards.

The mile is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Miles can be abbreviated as mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as m. For example, 1 mile can be written as 1 mi or 1 m.

Meters

The meter is defined as the length of the path traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval with a duration of 1/299,792,458 of a second, according to the most recent 2019 definition.[1] One meter is equal to 100 centimeters or 39.37 inches.

The meter, or metre, is the SI base unit for length in the metric system. Meters can be abbreviated as m; for example, 1 meter can be written as 1 m.

We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs.

Need a ruler? Try our free downloadable and printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.

Mile to Meter Conversion Table

Mile measurements converted to meters
Miles Meters
0.001 mi 1.6093 m
0.002 mi 3.2187 m
0.003 mi 4.828 m
0.004 mi 6.4374 m
0.005 mi 8.0467 m
0.006 mi 9.6561 m
0.007 mi 11.27 m
0.008 mi 12.87 m
0.009 mi 14.48 m
0.01 mi 16.09 m
0.02 mi 32.19 m
0.03 mi 48.28 m
0.04 mi 64.37 m
0.05 mi 80.47 m
0.06 mi 96.56 m
0.07 mi 112.65 m
0.08 mi 128.75 m
0.09 mi 144.84 m
0.1 mi 160.93 m
0.2 mi 321.87 m
0.3 mi 482.8 m
0.4 mi 643.74 m
0.5 mi 804.67 m
0.6 mi 965.61 m
0.7 mi 1,127 m
0.8 mi 1,287 m
0.9 mi 1,448 m
1 mi 1,609 m

References

  1. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf