# Pints to Cups Converter

Enter the volume in pints below to get the value converted to cups.

## Result in Cups:

1 pt = 2 c

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## How to Convert Pints to Cups

To convert a measurement in pints to a measurement in cups, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 2 cups/pint.

Since one pint is equal to 2 cups, you can use this simple formula to convert:

cups = pints × 2

The volume in cups is equal to the volume in pints multiplied by 2.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pints to cups using the formula above.
cups = (5 pt × 2) = 10 c

### How Many Cups Are in a Pint?

There are 2 cups in a pint, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 pt = 2 c

## What Is a Pint?

The US liquid pint is a unit of fluid volume equal to one-eighth of a gallon, one-half of a quart, or two cups. The liquid pint should not be confused with the dry pint (US) or the imperial pint, which are different units.

The pint is a US customary unit of volume. Pints can be abbreviated as pt; for example, 1 pint can be written as 1 pt.

## What Is a Cup?

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 standard cup is equal to 236.588 milliliters, but for nutrition labeling, one cup is defined as 240 milliliters.[1] To further confuse things, a metric cup is equal to 250 mL, while in Japan, a cup is equivalent to only 200 mL.

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.

## Pint to Cup Conversion Table

Table showing various pint measurements converted to cups.
Pints Cups
1 pt 2 c
2 pt 4 c
3 pt 6 c
4 pt 8 c
5 pt 10 c
6 pt 12 c
7 pt 14 c
8 pt 16 c
9 pt 18 c
10 pt 20 c
11 pt 22 c
12 pt 24 c
13 pt 26 c
14 pt 28 c
15 pt 30 c
16 pt 32 c
17 pt 34 c
18 pt 36 c
19 pt 38 c
20 pt 40 c
21 pt 42 c
22 pt 44 c
23 pt 46 c
24 pt 48 c
25 pt 50 c
26 pt 52 c
27 pt 54 c
28 pt 56 c
29 pt 58 c
30 pt 60 c
31 pt 62 c
32 pt 64 c
33 pt 66 c
34 pt 68 c
35 pt 70 c
36 pt 72 c
37 pt 74 c
38 pt 76 c
39 pt 78 c
40 pt 80 c

## References

1. U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Guidelines for Determining Metric Equivalents of Household Measures, https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/guidance-industry-guidelines-determining-metric-equivalents-household-measures