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 = mCalculations:5 ft x 0.3048 = 1.524 mResult:5 ft is equal to 1.524 m

Task: Convert 2.5 meters to feet (show work)Formula:m x 3.2808399 = ftCalculations:2.5 m x 3.2808399 = 8.20209975 ftResult: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) |
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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.

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
---|---|---|---|

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 |