Online calculators to convert meters to kilometers (m to km) and kilometers to meters (km to m) 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 m to km ** or **convert km to m**.

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

**How to convert km to m **: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert km to m". Enter a value in the km field and click on the "Calculate m" button. Your answer will appear in the m 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 m to km is:

km = m x 0.001

The formula to convert from km to m is:

m = km x 1,000

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

Task: Convert 350 meters to kilometers (show work)Formula:m x 0.001 = kmCalculations:350 m x 0.001 = 0.35 kmResult:350 m is equal to 0.35 km

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

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

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 |

10 m | 0.01 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 |

10,000 m | 10 km |

100,000 m | 100 km |

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 |

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 |

100 km | 100,000 m |

500 km | 500,000 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 |

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

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.

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

There are 1,000 meters in a kilometer.

There are 0.001 kilometers in a meter.

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

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
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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 |