Miles to Meters Converter

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1 mi = 1,609.344 m
1 mi = 1.609344 km

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How to Convert Miles to Meters

To convert a measurement in miles to a measurement in meters, multiply the length by the following conversion ratio: 1,609.344 meters/mile.

Since one mile is equal to 1,609.344 meters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

meters = miles × 1,609.344

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

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

How Many Meters Are in a Mile?

There are 1,609.344 meters in a mile, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 mi = 1,609.344 m

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

What is a Mile?

The mile is a linear measurement of length equal to exactly 1,609.344 meters or 1.60934 kilometers. 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.

Learn more about miles.

What is a Meter?

According to the most recent 2019 definition, the meter is defined as the distance traveled by light in vacuum during a time interval with a duration of 1/299,792,458 of a second.[1] One meter is equal to 100 centimeters, 3.28084 feet, 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.

Learn more about meters.

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 a combination of 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

Table showing various 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/documents/20126/41483022/SI-Brochure-9-EN.pdf

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