Online calculators to convert centimeters to kilometers (cm to km) and kilometers to centimeters (km to cm) with additional formulas, examples, and conversion tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between these units.

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to **convert cm to km ** or **convert km to cm**.

**How to convert cm to km **: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert cm to km". Enter a value in the cm field and click on the "Calculate km" button. Your answer will appear in the km field.

**How to convert km to cm **: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert km to cm". Enter a value in the km field and click on the "Calculate cm" button. Your answer will appear in the cm field.

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from cm to km is:

km = cm x 0.00001

The formula to convert from km to cm is:

cm = km x 100,000

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between centimeters (cm) and kilometers (km).

Task: Convert 35,100 centimeters to kilometers (show work)Formula:cm x 0.00001 = kmCalculations:35,100 cm x 0.00001 = 0.351 kmResult:35,100 cm is equal to 0.351 km

Task: Convert 25.6 kilometers to centimeters (show work)Formula:km x 100,000 = cmCalculations:25.6 km x 100,000 = 2,560,000 cmResult:25.5 km is equal to 2,560,000 cm

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from cm to km, and km to cm.

centimeters (cm) | kilometers (km) |
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1 cm | 0.00001 km |

5 cm | 0.00005 km |

10 cm | 0.0001 km |

25 cm | 0.00025 km |

50 cm | 0.0005 km |

75 cm | 0.00075 km |

100 cm | 0.001 km |

250 cm | 0.0025 km |

500 cm | 0.005 km |

750 cm | 0.0075 km |

1,000 cm | 0.01 km |

2,500 cm | 0.025 km |

5,000 cm | 0.05 km |

7,500 cm | 0.075 km |

10,000 cm | 0.1 km |

25,000 cm | 0.25 km |

50,000 cm | 0.5 km |

75,000 cm | 0.75 km |

100,000 cm | 1 km |

250,000 cm | 2.5 km |

kilometers (km) | centimeters (cm) |
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1 km | 100,000 cm |

2 km | 200,000 cm |

3 km | 300,000 cm |

4 km | 400,000 cm |

5 km | 500,000 cm |

6 km | 600,000 cm |

7 km | 700,000 cm |

8 km | 800,000 cm |

9 km | 900,000 cm |

10 km | 1,000,000 cm |

20 km | 2,000,000 cm |

30 km | 3,000,000 cm |

40 km | 4,000,000 cm |

50 km | 5,000,000 cm |

75 km | 7,500,000 cm |

100 km | 10,000,000 cm |

250 km | 25,000,000 cm |

500 km | 50,000,000 cm |

750 km | 75,000,000 cm |

1,000 km | 100,000,000 cm |

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between centimeters and kilometers.

A centimeter is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for centimeter is cm. There are 100 centimeters in a meter. The International spelling is centimetre.

A kilometer is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for kilometer is km. There are 1,000 meters in a kilometer. The International spelling is kilometre.

There are 100,000 centimeters in a kilometer.

There are 0.00001 kilometers in a centimeter.

This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
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inches | in or " | US Customary Units/Imperial System | |

feet | ft or ' | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 foot = 12 inches |

yards | yd | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 yard = 3 feet |

miles | mi | US Customary Units/Imperial System | 1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet |

millimeter | mm | Metric System | 1000 mm = 1 m |

centimeter | cm | Metric System | 100 cm = 1 m, 1 cm = 10 mm |

decimeter | dm | Metric System | 10 dm = 1 m, 1 dm = 10 cm |

meter | m | Metric System | 1 m = 1000 mm, 100 cm, 10 dm |

kilometer | km | Metric System | 1 km = 1000 m |