Miles to Kilometres Conversion
Distance conversions are always useful when driving or travelling in countries that don't use the same distance measurement system as you do in your home country, for example Americans driving in continental Europe or Europeans driving in the UK.
The conversion tables offer a quick lookup to convert miles to kilometres for commonly sought values or you can use our quick converter utility above by typing the number of miles or kilometres into the appropriate box.
Miles to Kilometres Conversion Table
Kilometres to Miles Conversion Table
Miles to Kilometres Conversion Formula
The conversion formula for miles to kilometres is quite simple:
1 mile = 1.609344 kilometres
Kilometres to Miles Conversion Formula
The conversion formula for kilometres to miles is just the reciprocal of the previous formula:
1 kilometre = 0.621371192 miles
Countries Using Miles
The following countries use miles as their standard measurement:
United States, Liberia, Myanmar
The United Kingdom, although officially using the metric system, still uses miles for distances on road signs.
Countries Using Kilometres
The rest of the world uses kilometres, including the former British colonies such as Australia and Canada.
More Motoring Conversions
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