# Convert m to km, km to m - Length Conversion

Online calculators to convert meters to kilometers (m to km) and kilometers to meters (km to m) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Length units.

## Conversion Calculators

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to **convert m to km ** or **convert km to m**.

### Convert m to km

### Convert km to m

* If the result of your conversion is 0, try increasing the "Decimals".

## Conversion Definitions

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

### 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.

### What is a kilometer (km)?

A kilometer is a unit of length in the Metric System. The symbol for kilometer is km. There are 0.001 kilometers in a meter. The International spelling is kilometre.

## Conversion Formulas

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 m to km is:

km = m ÷ 1,000

The formula to convert from km to m is:

m = km x 1,000

## Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from meters to kilometers (m to km) or converting from kilometers to meters (km to m).

### Meter to Kilometer Conversion Example

Task: Convert 350 meters to kilometers (show work)Formula:m ÷ 1,000 = kmCalculations:350 m ÷ 1,000 = 0.35 kmResult:350 m is equal to 0.35 km

### Kilometer to Meter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 4.5 kilometers to meters (show work)Formula:km x 1,000 = mCalculations:4.5 km x 1,000 = 4,500 mResult:4.5 km is equal to 4,500 m

## Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from meters to km, and km to meters.

### Meters to Kilometers Conversion Chart

meters (m) | kilometers (km) |
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1 m | 0.001 km |

2 m | 0.002 km |

3 m | 0.003 km |

4 m | 0.004 km |

5 m | 0.005 km |

6 m | 0.006 km |

7 m | 0.007 km |

8 m | 0.008 km |

9 m | 0.009 km |

10 m | 0.01 km |

20 m | 0.02 km |

30 m | 0.03 km |

40 m | 0.04 km |

50 m | 0.05 km |

75 m | 0.075 km |

100 m | 0.1 km |

250 m | 0.25 km |

500 m | 0.5 km |

750 m | 0.75 km |

1,000 m | 1 km |

2,500 m | 2.5 km |

5,000 m | 5 km |

7,500 m | 7.5 km |

10,000 m | 10 km |

25,000 m | 25 km |

50,000 m | 50 km |

75,000 m | 75 km |

100,000 m | 100 km |

250,000 m | 250 km |

### Kilometers to Meters Conversion Chart

kilometers (km) | meters (m) |
---|---|

1 km | 1,000 m |

2 km | 2,000 m |

3 km | 3,000 m |

4 km | 4,000 m |

5 km | 5,000 m |

6 km | 6,000 m |

7 km | 7,000 m |

8 km | 8,000 m |

9 km | 9,000 m |

10 km | 10,000 m |

20 km | 20,000 m |

30 km | 30,000 m |

40 km | 40,000 m |

50 km | 50,000 m |

75 km | 75,000 m |

100 km | 100,000 m |

250 km | 250,000 m |

500 km | 500,000 m |

750 km | 750,000 m |

1,000 km | 1,000,000 m |

2,500 km | 2,500,000 m |

5,000 km | 5,000,000 m |

7,500 km | 7,500,000 m |

10,000 km | 10,000,000 m |

25,000 km | 25,000,000 m |

50,000 km | 50,000,000 m |

75,000 km | 75,000,000 m |

100,000 km | 100,000,000 m |

250,000 km | 250,000,000 m |

## 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/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 |

millimeters | mm | Metric System | 1 m = 1,000 mm |

centimeters | cm | Metric System | 1 m = 100 cm |

decimeters | dm | Metric System | 1 m = 10 dm |

meters | m | Metric System | base unit |

hectometers | hm | Metric System | 1 hm = 100 m |

kilometers | km | Metric System | 1 km = 1,000 m |

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