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Convert feet to meters, meters to feet - Length Conversion

Use these online calculators to convert between feet (ft) and meters (m) These Length conversion calculators provide a quick and easy way to convert:

  • feet to meters
  • meters to feet

Conversion Calculators

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to convert feet to meters or convert meters to feet.

Convert feet to meters

Convert meters to feet

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

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

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between feet and meters.

What is a foot (ft)?

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.

What is a meter (m)?

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

How many feet in a meter?

There are 3.2808399 feet in a meter.

How many meters in a foot?

There are 0.3048 meters in a foot.

Understanding the Length Units

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

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
inches in or " US Customary Units (and Imperial)  
feet ft or ' US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 foot = 12 inches
yards yd US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 yard = 3 feet
miles mi US Customary Units (and Imperial) 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