Gallons to Cups Conversion

How many cups in a gallon?

There are 16 cups in a gallon in US and 18.18 metric cups in a gallon in UK. To find out how many cups there are in "x" gallons, multiply the number of gallons "x" by 16 for US and by 18.18 for UK.

To convert gallons to cups you may also use the conversion tool below. Simply enter the volume in gallons into the converter and the result will be displayed. You may also check the gallons to cups conversion table and create your own custom table.

1 Gallon [Fluid, US] = 16 Cups [US]
1 Gallon [Dry, US] = 18.618355 Cups [US]
1 Gallon [UK] = 18.18436 Cups [Metric]

There are 16 cups in a gallon, because from the largest to the smallest units from gallon to cup, there are 4 quarts in a gallon, 2 pints in a quart and 2 cups in each pint, that makes 4 * 2 * 2 = 16 cups in a gallon.

Gallon is an imperial and US customary volume measurement unit. 1 US fluid gallon is 3.785 liters, 1 US dry gallon is 4.4 liters and 1 imperial (UK) gallon is 4.546 liters. The abbreviation for gallon is "gal".

Cup is a volume unit. The imperial and the Canadian cups are no longer in use and replaced by metric cups (250 mL). There are 16 cups in a US liquid gallon and about 18.5 cups in a US dry gallon. There are 18.2 metric cups and 16 imperial cups (284 mL) in an imperial gallon (4546 mL). The abbreviation for cup is "c".

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Conversion Table [US, Fluid]

GallonCupGallonCupGallonCupGallonCup
1162641651816761216
2322743252832771232
3482844853848781248
4642946454864791264
5803048055880801280
6963149656896811296
71123251257912821312
81283352858928831328
91443454459944841344
101603556060960851360
111763657661976861376
121923759262992871392
1320838608631008881408
1422439624641024891424
1524040640651040901440
16256416566610561001600
17272426726710721252000
18288436886810881502400
19304447046911041752800
20320457207011202003200
21336467367111362504000
22352477527211523004800
23368487687311685008000
243844978474118475012000
2540050800751200100016000