**Meters to feet (m to ft)** conversion factor is 3.2808399. To find out how many feet in a meter, multiply meter value by 3.2808399 or use the converter.

**1 Meter = 3.2808399 Feet**

**There are 3.2808399 feet in a meter**, because by definition one foot is 30.48 centimeters and there are 100 centimeters in a meter, that makes 100 / 30.48 = 3.2808399 feet in a meter.

For example, to find out how many feet there are in a meter and a half, multiply the meter value by the conversion factor, that makes 1.5 m * 3.2808399 ft = 4.9 feet in a meter and a half.

**Meter** (**metre** in SI) is a metric system base length unit and defined as the distance light travels in 1 / 299,792,458 seconds. 1 meter equals to 100 centimeters, 1.09 yards and 39.37 inches. The abbreviation is "**m**".

**Foot** is an imperial, US customary length unit and defined as 0.3048 meters. 1 foot is 1/3 of a yard and there are 12 inches or 30.48 centimeters in a foot. The abbreviation is "**ft**".