**Yards to meters** conversion factor is 0.9144. To find out how many meters in yards, multiply by the conversion factor or simply use the converter.

**1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters**

**There are 0.9144 meters in a yard**, because one foot is defined as 0.3048 meters exactly and there are 3 feet in a yard, that makes 0.3048 * 3 = 0.9144 meters in a yard.

For example, to find out how many meters there are in a yard and a half, multiply the yard value by the conversion factor, that makes 1.5 * 0.9144 = 1.3716 meters in 1.5 yards.

**Yard** is an imperial and US customary length unit and equals to 0.9144 meters. 1 yard is 3 feet or 36 inches. The abbreviation is "**yd**".

**Meter** (**metre** in SI spelling) is a metric system base length unit and defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. The abbreviation is "**m**".