How many pints are there in a gallon?
Although the gallons and pints capacities are different between the measurement systems, there are 8 pints in a gallon in US and the imperial system (UK).
Here is how:
For US:
In United States, 1 gallon has a capacity of 128 US fluid ounces and 1 US pint has a capacity of 16 US fluid ounces. That makes 128 / 16 = 8 pints in a gallon in US.
For Imperial System (UK):
In Imperial system 1 gallon has a capacity of 160 imperial fluid ounces and 1 imperial pint has a capacity of 20 imperial fluid ounces. That makes 160 / 20 = 8 imperial pints in an imperial gallon in UK.
How to convert from gallons to pints?
To convert from gallons to pints, multiply the number of gallons "x" by 8 for US fluid gallon, US dry gallon and also for the imperial gallon.
For example, to find out how many pints there are in a gallon and a half, multiply 1.5 by 8, that makes 12 pints in 1.5 gallons.
You may also use this volume units conversion tool to convert between US, imperial gallons and pints.
What is a gallon?
Gallon is an imperial and US customary measurement system volume unit. 1 US fluid gallon is 128 US fluid ounces, 1 US dry gallon is 148.94 US fluid ounces and 1 imperial gallon is 160 imperial fluid ounces. The abbreviation is "gal".
What is a pint?
Pint is an imperial and US customary volume unit. 1 US pint equals to 473.17 mL and 1 imperial pint equals to 500 mL (half litre). The abbreviation is "pt".
The list for your reference:
1 US Fluid Gallon = 8 US Fluid Pints
1 US Dry Gallon = 8 US Dry Pints
1 Imperial Gallon = 8 Imperial Pints
For US & Imperial Gallons:
1/8 gal = 1 pt
1/4 gal = 2 pt
1/2 gal = 4 pt
1 gal = 8 pt
3/2 pt = 12 pt
2 gal = 16 pt
5/2 gal = 20 pt
To find out how many pints there are in "x" gallons for all conversions please check the table below. If the gallons to pints conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.