**Cubic yards to cubic feet (yd3 to ft3)** volume units conversion factor is 27. To find out how many cubic feet in cubic yards, multiply the cubic yard value by 27 or use the converter.

**1 Cubic Yard = 27 Cubic Feet**

**There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard**, because one yard equals to 3 feet and the volume of a cube is calculated by multiplying the length of a side by itself twice, that makes 3 * 3 * 3 = 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard.

For example, to find out how many cubic feet there are in a cubic yard and a half, as a formula to convert from cubic yards to cubic feet, multiply the cubic yard value by 27, that makes 1.5 yd3 * 27 = 40.5 cubic feet in 1.5 cubic yards.

**Cubic yard** is an imperial and US customary volume unit and defined as the volume of a cube with sides are 1 yard in length. 1 cubic yard equals to 27 cubic feet and 46656 cubic inches. The abbreviation is "**yd**^{3}".

**Cubic foot** is an imperial and US customary volume unit and defined as the volume of a cube with sides are 1 foot in length. 1 cubic foot equals to 0.037 cubic yards and 1728 cubic inches. The abbreviation is "**ft**^{3}".