Convert Miles to Meters

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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 distance light travels in 1/299,792,458 of a second in a vacuum, according to the most recent 1983 definition. 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.

If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.

Mile Measurements and Equivalent Meter Conversions

Common mile values converted to the equivalent meter value
Miles Meters
1 mi 1,609 m
2 mi 3,219 m
3 mi 4,828 m
4 mi 6,437 m
5 mi 8,047 m
6 mi 9,656 m
7 mi 11,265 m
8 mi 12,875 m
9 mi 14,484 m
10 mi 16,093 m
11 mi 17,703 m
12 mi 19,312 m
13 mi 20,921 m
14 mi 22,531 m
15 mi 24,140 m
16 mi 25,750 m
17 mi 27,359 m
18 mi 28,968 m
19 mi 30,578 m
20 mi 32,187 m
21 mi 33,796 m
22 mi 35,406 m
23 mi 37,015 m
24 mi 38,624 m
25 mi 40,234 m
26 mi 41,843 m
27 mi 43,452 m
28 mi 45,062 m
29 mi 46,671 m
30 mi 48,280 m
31 mi 49,890 m
32 mi 51,499 m
33 mi 53,108 m
34 mi 54,718 m
35 mi 56,327 m
36 mi 57,936 m
37 mi 59,546 m
38 mi 61,155 m
39 mi 62,764 m
40 mi 64,374 m

More Mile Length Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Yards
1 mi is equal to 1,760 yards
Convert to Feet
1 mi is equal to 5,280 feet
Convert to Inches
1 mi is equal to 63,360 inches
SI Units
Convert to Kilometers
1 mi is equal to 1.609344 kilometers
Convert to Centimeters
1 mi is equal to 160,934.4 centimeters
Convert to Millimeters
1 mi is equal to 1,609,344 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers
1 mi is equal to 1,609,344,000 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers
1 mi is equal to 1,609,344,000,000 nanometers