Online calculators to convert feet to centimeters (ft to cm) and centimeters to feet (cm to ft) 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 feet to cm or convert cm to feet.
How to convert feet to cm : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert feet to cm". Enter a value in the feet field and click on the "Calculate cm" button. Your answer will appear in the cm field.
How to convert cm to feet : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert cm to feet". Enter a value in the cm field and click on the "Calculate feet" button. Your answer will appear in the feet 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 feet to cm is:
cm = ft x 30.48
The formula to convert from cm to feet is:
ft = cm x 0.032808399
Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between feet (ft) and centimeters (cm).
Task: Convert 3 feet to centimeters (show work) Formula: ft x 30.48 = cm Calculations: 3 ft x 30.48 = 91.44 cm Result: 3 ft is equal to 91.44 cm
Task: Convert 45 centimeters to feet (show work) Formula: cm x 0.032808399 = ft Calculations: 45 cm x 0.032808399 = 1.476377955 ft Result: 45 cm is equal to 1.476377955 ft
For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from feet to cm, and cm to feet.
|feet (ft)||centimeters (cm)|
|1 ft||30.48 cm|
|2 ft||60.96 cm|
|3 ft||91.44 cm|
|4 ft||121.92 cm|
|5 ft||152.4 cm|
|6 ft||182.88 cm|
|7 ft||213.36 cm|
|8 ft||243.84 cm|
|9 ft||274.32 cm|
|10 ft||304.8 cm|
|20 ft||609.6 cm|
|30 ft||914.4 cm|
|40 ft||1,219.2 cm|
|50 ft||1,524 cm|
|75 ft||2,286 cm|
|100 ft||3,048 cm|
|250 ft||7,620 cm|
|500 ft||15,240 cm|
|750 ft||22,860 cm|
|1,000 ft||30,480 cm|
|centimeters (cm)||feet (ft)|
|1 cm||0.032808399 ft|
|2 cm||0.065616798 ft|
|3 cm||0.098425197 ft|
|4 cm||0.131233596 ft|
|5 cm||0.164041995 ft|
|6 cm||0.196850394 ft|
|7 cm||0.229658793 ft|
|8 cm||0.262467192 ft|
|9 cm||0.295275591 ft|
|10 cm||0.32808399 ft|
|20 cm||0.65616798 ft|
|30 cm||0.98425197 ft|
|40 cm||1.31233596 ft|
|50 cm||1.64041995 ft|
|75 cm||2.460629925 ft|
|100 cm||3.2808399 ft|
|250 cm||8.20209975 ft|
|500 cm||16.4041995 ft|
|750 cm||24.60629925 ft|
|1,000 cm||32.808399 ft|
The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between feet and centimeters.
A foot is a unit of length in both US Customary Units as well as the Imperial System. The symbol for foot is ft or '. There are 12 inches in a foot.
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.
There are 0.032808399 feet in a centimeter.
There are 30.48 centimeters in a foot.
This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.
|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|