How many kilometers (km) are there in a mile?
There are 1.60934 kilometers in a mile (statute or land mile) in both imperial system (UK) and US. Also for marine navigation, there are 1.852 km in a nautical mile.
There are 1609.34 meters in a mile and 1 kilometer (kilometre) is 1000 meters in the metric system. If you divide the number of meters in a mile by the number of meters in a kilometer, that makes 1609.344 / 1000 = 1.609344 km in a mile.
If you would like to convert from kilometers to miles and check the tables, please goto kilometers to miles converter page.
How to convert from miles to kilometers (km)?
To convert from miles to kilometers, multiply the number of miles "x" by 1.60934, also for nautical mile multiply by 1.852.
For example, to find out how many km there are in 50 miles, multiply 50 by 1.60934, that makes 80.4672 km (or 80 kilometers 467 meters and 20 centimeters) in 50 miles.
You may also use this length and distance units conversion tool to convert between land miles, nautical miles and kilometers.
What is a mile?
Mile (land or statute mile) is an imperial system length unit and equals to 1760 yards, 5280 feet or 63 360 inches. 1 mile is about 60% longer than a kilometer. The abbreviation is "mi".
Nautical mile is a length unit that is used in marine navigation. The nautical mile calculation is based on the circumference of the earth which is 360 degrees. There are 60 minutes in each degree and each minute is defined as the nautical mile. If curious, please check circular and angle units conversion tool to convert degrees and minutes. There are 360 * 60 = 21600 nautical miles on earth. The circumference of earth is roughly 40000 kilometers. That makes 40000 / 21600 = 1852 km in an international nautical mile. The UK nautical mile is slightly different then the international nautical mile and equals to 1.855 km (based on the exact length of the circumference of earth which is 40075 km). The abbreviations for nautical mile are "nm","NM" or "nmi".
Mile Conversion:
1 Mile = 1.60934 Kilometers
1 Mile = 1609.344 Meters
1 Mile = 1760 Yards
1 Mile = 5280 Feet
1 Mile = 63360 Inches
1 Mile = 160934.4 Centimeters
What is a kilometer (kilometre)?
Kilometer (kilometre) is a metric length unit and equals to 1000 meters, 10 hectometers or 100 dekameters. The abbreviation is "km".
The list for your reference:
1 Mile = 1.609344 km
1 Mile [US, nautical] = 1.852 km
Miles to Kilometres:
1/10 mile = 0.16 km
1/8 mile = 0.2 km
1/4 mile = 0.4 km
1/2 mile = 0.8 km
1 mile = 1.6 km
1.5 mile = 2.4 km
2 miles = 3.2 km
2.5 miles = 4 km
5 miles = 8 km
10 miles = 16.1 km
15 miles = 24.1 km
20 miles = 32.2 km
25 miles = 40.2 km
50 miles = 80.4 km
75 miles = 120.7 km
100 miles = 160.9 km
To find out how many kilometers there are in "x" miles for all conversion values please check the table below. If the miles to km conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.