Meters to feet

There are 3.28084 feet in 1 meter, or 0.3048 meters in 1 foot. The meter (m), also spelled metre, is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). Other measurements of length, such as the centimeter, kilometer, and more, are all related to the meter by a factor of 10. The foot is a unit of length in the US customary system of measurement, imperial system, and other measurement systems.

Meters to feet conversion

The following converter can convert from meters to feet or feet to meters. Just enter a value in either meters or feet to convert between the two.


Meters to feet conversion explained

To convert from meters to feet, use one of the two following conversion factors:

1 m = 3.28084 ft

1 ft = 0.3048 m

Either of these conversion factors can be used to convert a value from one unit to the other using multiplication or division, depending on which factor you choose to use.


1. Convert 1609.344 meters to feet:

2. Convert 1609.344 meters to feet using the other conversion factor:

In example 1, you are multiplying by the conversion factor, while in example 2, you are dividing by the conversion factor. In both cases, the meters cancel out, leaving you with the value in feet.