Convert Milliliters to Cups

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1 ml = 0.004227 c
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How to Convert Milliliters to Cups

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a milliliter measurement to a cup measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One milliliter is equal to 0.004227 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

cups = milliliters × 0.004227

The volume in cups is equal to the milliliters multiplied by 0.004227.

For example, here's how to convert 5 milliliters to cups using the formula above.
5 ml = (5 × 0.004227) = 0.021134 c

Milliliters and cups are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.


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.


The cup is a unit of volume equal to 16 tablespoons or 8 fluid ounces. The cup should not be confused with the metric cup or the teacup, which are different units of volume. One cup is equal to just under 236.6 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one cup is equal to 240 milliliters.

The cup is a US customary unit of volume. Cups can be abbreviated as c, and are also sometimes abbreviated as C. For example, 1 cup can be written as 1 c or 1 C.

Milliliter Measurements and Equivalent Cup Conversions

Common milliliter values converted to the equivalent cup value
Milliliters Cups
1 ml 0.004227 c
2 ml 0.008454 c
3 ml 0.01268 c
4 ml 0.016907 c
5 ml 0.021134 c
6 ml 0.025361 c
7 ml 0.029587 c
8 ml 0.033814 c
9 ml 0.038041 c
10 ml 0.042268 c
11 ml 0.046494 c
12 ml 0.050721 c
13 ml 0.054948 c
14 ml 0.059175 c
15 ml 0.063401 c
16 ml 0.067628 c
17 ml 0.071855 c
18 ml 0.076082 c
19 ml 0.080308 c
20 ml 0.084535 c
21 ml 0.088762 c
22 ml 0.092989 c
23 ml 0.097215 c
24 ml 0.101442 c
25 ml 0.105669 c
26 ml 0.109896 c
27 ml 0.114122 c
28 ml 0.118349 c
29 ml 0.122576 c
30 ml 0.126803 c
31 ml 0.131029 c
32 ml 0.135256 c
33 ml 0.139483 c
34 ml 0.14371 c
35 ml 0.147936 c
36 ml 0.152163 c
37 ml 0.15639 c
38 ml 0.160617 c
39 ml 0.164843 c
40 ml 0.16907 c

More Milliliter Volume Conversions

US Liquid
Convert to Gallons
1 ml is equal to 0.000264 gallons
Convert to Quarts
1 ml is equal to 0.001057 quarts
Convert to Pints
1 ml is equal to 0.002113 pints
Convert to Fluid Ounces
1 ml is equal to 0.033814 fluid ounces
US Cooking
Convert to Tablespoons
1 ml is equal to 0.067628 tablespoons
Convert to Teaspoons
1 ml is equal to 0.202884 teaspoons
US Customary Volume
Convert to Cubic Inches
1 ml is equal to 0.061024 cubic inches
Convert to Cubic Feet
1 ml is equal to 3.5315E-5 cubic feet
Convert to Cubic Yards
1 ml is equal to 1.308E-6 cubic yards
Metric Volume
Convert to Liters
1 ml is equal to 0.001 liters
Convert to Cubic Centimeters
1 ml is equal to 1 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 ml is equal to 1.0E-6 cubic meters