Convert Tablespoons to Teaspoons

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

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1 tbsp = 3 tsp

How to Convert Tablespoons to Teaspoons

conversion scale showing tablespoons and equivalent teaspoons volume values

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a teaspoon measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon is equal to 3 teaspoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

teaspoons = tablespoons × 3

The volume in teaspoons is equal to the tablespoons multiplied by 3.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to teaspoons using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 × 3) = 15 tsp

Tablespoons and teaspoons 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.

Teaspoons

The teaspoon is a unit of volume equal to one-third of a tablespoon. One teaspoon is equal to around 4.9 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one teaspoon is equal to exactly 5 milliliters.

The teaspoon is a US customary unit of volume. Teaspoons can be abbreviated as tsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as t, ts, or tspn. For example, 1 teaspoon can be written as 1 tsp, 1 t, 1 ts, or 1 tspn.

Tablespoon Measurements and Equivalent Teaspoon Conversions

Common tablespoon values converted to the equivalent teaspoon value
Tablespoons Teaspoons
1 tbsp 3 tsp
2 tbsp 6 tsp
3 tbsp 9 tsp
4 tbsp 12 tsp
5 tbsp 15 tsp
6 tbsp 18 tsp
7 tbsp 21 tsp
8 tbsp 24 tsp
9 tbsp 27 tsp
10 tbsp 30 tsp
11 tbsp 33 tsp
12 tbsp 36 tsp
13 tbsp 39 tsp
14 tbsp 42 tsp
15 tbsp 45 tsp
16 tbsp 48 tsp
17 tbsp 51 tsp
18 tbsp 54 tsp
19 tbsp 57 tsp
20 tbsp 60 tsp
21 tbsp 63 tsp
22 tbsp 66 tsp
23 tbsp 69 tsp
24 tbsp 72 tsp
25 tbsp 75 tsp
26 tbsp 78 tsp
27 tbsp 81 tsp
28 tbsp 84 tsp
29 tbsp 87 tsp
30 tbsp 90 tsp
31 tbsp 93 tsp
32 tbsp 96 tsp
33 tbsp 99 tsp
34 tbsp 102 tsp
35 tbsp 105 tsp
36 tbsp 108 tsp
37 tbsp 111 tsp
38 tbsp 114 tsp
39 tbsp 117 tsp
40 tbsp 120 tsp

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
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 Liters
1 tbsp is equal to 0.014787 liters
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