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 travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval with duration of 1/299,792,458 of a second, according 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.

If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free 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