Online calculators to convert feet to meters (ft to m) and meters to feet (m 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 meters or convert meters to feet.
How to convert feet to meters : Use the conversion calculator 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 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.
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 meters is:
m = ft x 0.3048
The formula to convert from meters to feet is:
ft = m x 3.2808399
Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between feet (ft) and meters (m).
Task: Convert 5 feet to meters (show work) Formula: ft x 0.3048 = m Calculations: 5 ft x 0.3048 = 1.524 m Result: 5 ft is equal to 1.524 m
Task: Convert 2.5 meters to feet (show work) Formula: m x 3.2808399 = ft Calculations: 2.5 m x 3.2808399 = 8.20209975 ft Result: 2.5 m is equal to 8.20209975 ft
For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from feet to m, and m to feet.
|feet (ft)||meters (m)|
|1 ft||0.3048 m|
|2 ft||0.6096 m|
|3 ft||0.9144 m|
|4 ft||1.2192 m|
|5 ft||1.524 m|
|6 ft||1.8288 m|
|7 ft||2.1336 m|
|8 ft||2.4384 m|
|9 ft||2.7432 m|
|10 ft||3.048 m|
|15 ft||4.572 m|
|20 ft||6.096 m|
|25 ft||7.62 m|
|30 ft||9.144 m|
|35 ft||10.668 m|
|40 ft||12.192 m|
|45 ft||13.716 m|
|50 ft||15.24 m|
|100 ft||30.48 m|
|1,000 ft||304.8 m|
|meters (m)||feet (ft)|
|1 m||3.2808399 ft|
|2 m||6.5616798 ft|
|3 m||9.8425197 ft|
|4 m||13.1233596 ft|
|5 m||16.4041995 ft|
|6 m||19.6850394 ft|
|7 m||22.9658793 ft|
|8 m||26.2467192 ft|
|9 m||29.5275591 ft|
|10 m||32.808399 ft|
|15 m||49.2125985 ft|
|20 m||65.616798 ft|
|25 m||82.0209975 ft|
|30 m||98.425197 ft|
|35 m||114.8293965 ft|
|40 m||131.233596 ft|
|45 m||147.6377955 ft|
|50 m||164.041995 ft|
|100 m||328.08399 ft|
|1,000 m||3,280.8399 ft|
The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between feet and meters.
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 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.
There are 3.2808399 feet in a meter.
There are 0.3048 meters 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|