Convert Tablespoons to Liters

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

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1 tbsp = 0.014787 l

How to Convert Tablespoons to Liters

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

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a liter measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon is equal to 0.014787 liters, so use this simple formula to convert:

liters = tablespoons × 0.014787

The volume in liters is equal to the tablespoons multiplied by 0.014787.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to liters using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 × 0.014787) = 0.073934 l

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

Tablespoons

The tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons. One tablespoon is equal to just under 14.8 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one tablespoon is equal to 15 milliliters.

The tablespoon is a US customary unit of volume. Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

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.

Tablespoon Measurements and Equivalent Liter Conversions

Common tablespoon values converted to the equivalent liter value
Tablespoons Liters
1 tbsp 0.014787 l
2 tbsp 0.029574 l
3 tbsp 0.04436 l
4 tbsp 0.059147 l
5 tbsp 0.073934 l
6 tbsp 0.088721 l
7 tbsp 0.103507 l
8 tbsp 0.118294 l
9 tbsp 0.133081 l
10 tbsp 0.147868 l
11 tbsp 0.162654 l
12 tbsp 0.177441 l
13 tbsp 0.192228 l
14 tbsp 0.207015 l
15 tbsp 0.221801 l
16 tbsp 0.236588 l
17 tbsp 0.251375 l
18 tbsp 0.266162 l
19 tbsp 0.280949 l
20 tbsp 0.295735 l
21 tbsp 0.310522 l
22 tbsp 0.325309 l
23 tbsp 0.340096 l
24 tbsp 0.354882 l
25 tbsp 0.369669 l
26 tbsp 0.384456 l
27 tbsp 0.399243 l
28 tbsp 0.414029 l
29 tbsp 0.428816 l
30 tbsp 0.443603 l
31 tbsp 0.45839 l
32 tbsp 0.473176 l
33 tbsp 0.487963 l
34 tbsp 0.50275 l
35 tbsp 0.517537 l
36 tbsp 0.532324 l
37 tbsp 0.54711 l
38 tbsp 0.561897 l
39 tbsp 0.576684 l
40 tbsp 0.591471 l

More Tablespoon Volume Conversions

US Liquid
Convert to Gallons
1 tbsp is equal to 0.003906 gallons
Convert to Quarts
1 tbsp is equal to 0.015625 quarts
Convert to Pints
1 tbsp is equal to 0.03125 pints
Convert to Fluid Ounces
1 tbsp is equal to 0.5 fluid ounces
US Cooking
Convert to Cups
1 tbsp is equal to 0.0625 cups
Convert to Teaspoons
1 tbsp is equal to 3 teaspoons
US Customary Volume
Convert to Cubic Inches
1 tbsp is equal to 0.902344 cubic inches
Convert to Cubic Feet
1 tbsp is equal to 0.000522 cubic feet
Convert to Cubic Yards
1 tbsp is equal to 1.934E-5 cubic yards
Metric Volume
Convert to Milliliters
1 tbsp is equal to 14.786765 milliliters
Convert to Cubic Centimeters
1 tbsp is equal to 14.786765 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 tbsp is equal to 1.4787E-5 cubic meters