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**.

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 = cmCalculations:3 ft x 30.48 = 91.44 cmResult:3 ft is equal to 91.44 cm

Task: Convert 45 centimeters to feet (show work)Formula:cm x 0.032808399 = ftCalculations:45 cm x 0.032808399 = 1.476377955 ftResult: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) |
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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.

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 |

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