Milliliters to Cups Conversion

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1 ml = 0.004227 c
1 ml < 1/16 c
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How to Convert Milliliters to Cups

To convert a milliliter measurement to a cup measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio.

Since one milliliter is equal to 0.004227 cups, you can 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 500 milliliters to cups using the formula above.
500 ml = (500 × 0.004227) = 2.113376 c
conversion scale showing milliliters and equivalent cups volume values

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, 1/1,000 of a liter, or about 0.061 cubic inches.[1]

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 labeling, one cup is equal to 240 milliliters.[2]

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 to Cup Conversion Table

Milliliter measurements converted to cups
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
20 ml 0.084535 c
30 ml 0.126803 c
40 ml 0.16907 c
50 ml 0.211338 c
60 ml 0.253605 c
70 ml 0.295873 c
80 ml 0.33814 c
90 ml 0.380408 c
100 ml 0.422675 c
200 ml 0.845351 c
300 ml 1.268 c
400 ml 1.6907 c
500 ml 2.1134 c
600 ml 2.5361 c
700 ml 2.9587 c
800 ml 3.3814 c
900 ml 3.8041 c
1,000 ml 4.2268 c


  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition,
  2. U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Guidelines for Determining Metric Equivalents of Household Measures,

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