Liters to Cups Conversion - How many cups in a liter?

1 Liter = 4.22675 US cups. 1 Liter = 3.51951 Imperial cups. 1 Liter (litre) = 4 metric cups.

Quick Lookup (Round: 2). Liters to US cups

Liter 1/8 1/4 1/2 3/4 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 60 70 80 90 100
US Cup 0.53 1.06 2.11 3.17 4.22 6.34 8.45 10.57 12.68 14.79 16.91 19.02 21.13 23.25 25.36 27.47 29.59 31.7 33.81 35.93 38.04 40.15 42.27 46.49 50.72 54.95 59.17 63.4 67.63 71.85 76.08 80.31 84.54 88.76 92.99 97.22 101.44 105.67 109.9 114.12 118.35 122.58 126.8 131.03 135.26 139.48 143.71 147.94 152.16 156.39 160.62 164.84 169.07 173.3 177.52 181.75 185.98 190.2 194.43 198.66 202.88 207.11 211.34 253.61 295.87 338.14 380.41 422.68

Quick Lookup (Round: 2). Litres to Metric cups

Litre 1/8 1/4 1/2 3/4 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 60 70 80 90 100
Metric cup 1/2 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 44 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 100 104 108 112 116 120 124 128 132 136 140 144 148 152 156 160 164 168 172 176 180 184 188 192 196 200 240 280 320 360 400
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Enter Liter
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Enter Metric Cup

How many cups in a liter?

1 Liter = 4.22675 US cups. 1 Liter = 3.51951 Imperial cups. 1 Liter (litre) = 4 Metric cups.

Here is how:

For US:

In United States, 1 US cup has a capacity of 8 US fluid ounces (236.58 mL) and 1 liter is 33.814 US fluid ounces (1000 mL). That makes 33.814 / 8 = 4.22675 cups in a liter in US.

For Imperial System (UK):

In Imperial system 1 imperial cup has a capacity of 10 imperial fluid ounces (284.131 mL) and 1 litre is 35.1951 imperial fluid ounces (1000 mL). That makes 35.1951 / 10 = 3.51951 imperial cups in a litre in UK.

Please note that, UK now uses the metric cups instead of the traditional imperial cups. It depends on how and where you need this conversion (like old recipe books etc), the answer you are looking for might be either 3.52 or 4 as it is in the metric system which is explained below.

For Metric System:

In metric system, 1 litre is 1000 mL and 1 metric cup is 250 mL. That makes 1000 / 250 = 4 cups in a litre in the metric system.

How to convert from liters (litres) to cups?

To convert from liters to cups, multiply the number of liters "x" by 4.22675 for US, multiply by 3.51951 for the imperial system and multiply by 4 for the metric system.

For example, to find out how many US cups there are in a liter and a half, multiply 1.5 by 4.22675, that makes 6.34 US cups in 1.5 liters.

You may also use this volume units conversion tool to convert between US, imperial, metric cups and liters.

What is a liter (litre)?

Liter (litre) is a metric system volume unit. 1 liter is 1000 mL, 33.814 US fluid ounces and 35.1951 imperial fluid ounces. The abbreviation is "L".

What is a cup?

Cup is a volume unit used to measure the liquid and dry foods. 1 US cup is 8 US fluid ounces, 1 imperial cup is 10 imperial fluid ounces, 1 Canadian cup is 8 imperial fluid ounces and 1 metric cup is 250 mL. The abbreviation is "c".

The list for your reference:

1 Liter = 4.2267528377 US Cups
1 Liter = 3.51951 Imperial (UK) Cups
1 Liter = 4 Metric Cups

For all conversions to find out how many cups there are in "x" liters please check the table below. If the liters to cups conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.

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Liters to Cups Conversion Table [US]

LiterCupLiterCupLiterCupLiterCup
14.2326109.951215.5676321.23
28.4527114.1252219.7977325.46
312.6828118.3553224.0278329.69
416.9129122.5854228.2479333.91
521.1330126.855232.4780338.14
625.3631131.0356236.781342.37
729.5932135.2657240.9282346.59
833.8133139.4858245.1583350.82
938.0434143.7159249.3884355.05
1042.2735147.9460253.6185359.27
1146.4936152.1661257.8386363.5
1250.7237156.3962262.0687367.73
1354.9538160.6263266.2988371.95
1459.1739164.8464270.5189376.18
1563.440169.0765274.7490380.41
1667.6341173.366278.97100422.68
1771.8542177.5267283.19125528.34
1876.0843181.7568287.42150634.01
1980.3144185.9869291.65175739.68
2084.5445190.270295.87200845.35
2188.7646194.4371300.12501056.69
2292.9947198.6672304.333001268.03
2397.2248202.8873308.555002113.38
24101.4449207.1174312.787503170.06
25105.6750211.3475317.0110004226.75