Use these online calculators to convert between inches (in) and centimeters (cm). These Length conversion calculators provide a quick and easy way to convert inches to cm, or cm to inches.
Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to convert inches to cm or convert cm to inches.
How to convert inches to cm: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert inches to cm". Enter a value in the inches field and click on the "Calculate cm" button. Your answer will appear in the cm field.
How to convert cm to inches: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert cm to inches". Enter a value in the cm field and click on the "Calculate inches" button. Your answer will appear in the inches field.
The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between inches and centimeters.
An inch is a unit of length in both US Customary Units as well as the Imperial System. The symbol for inch is in or ". There are 12 inches in a foot or 36 inches in a yard.
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 0.393700787 inches in a centimeter.
There are 2.54 centimeters in an inch.
This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.
|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|