Convert Milliliters to Liters

Enter the volume in milliliters below to get the value converted to liters.

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1 ml = 0.001 l

How to Convert Milliliters to Liters

conversion scale showing milliliters and equivalent liters volume values

To convert a milliliter measurement to a liter measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One milliliter is equal to 0.001 liters, so use this simple formula to convert:

liters = milliliters × 0.001

The volume in liters is equal to the milliliters multiplied by 0.001.

For example, here's how to convert 5 milliliters to liters using the formula above.
5 ml = (5 × 0.001) = 0.005 l

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

Milliliters

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.

Liters

The liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters. The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter, and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter.

The liter is an SI accepted unit for volume for use with the metric system. A liter is sometimes also referred to as a litre. Liters can be abbreviated as l, and are also sometimes abbreviated as L or . For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 l, 1 L, or 1 ℓ.

Milliliter Measurements and Equivalent Liter Conversions

Common milliliter values converted to the equivalent liter value
Milliliters Liters
1 ml 0.001 l
2 ml 0.002 l
3 ml 0.003 l
4 ml 0.004 l
5 ml 0.005 l
6 ml 0.006 l
7 ml 0.007 l
8 ml 0.008 l
9 ml 0.009 l
10 ml 0.01 l
11 ml 0.011 l
12 ml 0.012 l
13 ml 0.013 l
14 ml 0.014 l
15 ml 0.015 l
16 ml 0.016 l
17 ml 0.017 l
18 ml 0.018 l
19 ml 0.019 l
20 ml 0.02 l
21 ml 0.021 l
22 ml 0.022 l
23 ml 0.023 l
24 ml 0.024 l
25 ml 0.025 l
26 ml 0.026 l
27 ml 0.027 l
28 ml 0.028 l
29 ml 0.029 l
30 ml 0.03 l
31 ml 0.031 l
32 ml 0.032 l
33 ml 0.033 l
34 ml 0.034 l
35 ml 0.035 l
36 ml 0.036 l
37 ml 0.037 l
38 ml 0.038 l
39 ml 0.039 l
40 ml 0.04 l

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 Cups
1 ml is equal to 0.004227 cups
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 Cubic Centimeters
1 ml is equal to 1 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 ml is equal to 1.0E-6 cubic meters