Convert L to US gallons (2024)

Convert L to US gallons (1)

Online calculator to convert liters to US gallons (L to US gal) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Volume units.

Convert L to US gallons (2)Conversion Calculator

Enter your value in the conversion calculator below.

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

How to convert L to US gallons: Enter a value in the L field and click on the "Calculate US gallons" button. Your answer will appear in the US gal field.

Convert L to US gallons (4)Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between liters and US gallons.

What is a liter (L)?

A liter is a unit of volume in the Metric System. The symbol for liter is L. There are 3.785411784 liters in a US gallon. The International spelling for this unit is litre.

What is a US gallon (US gal)?

A US gallon is a unit of volume in US Customary Units. The symbol for US gallon is US gal. There are 0.26417205 US gallons in a liter.

Convert L to US gallons (5)Conversion Formula

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formula so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from L to US gal is:

US gal = L ÷ 3.785411784

Convert L to US gallons (6)Conversion Example

Next, let's look at an example showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from liters to US gallons (L to US gal).

Liter to US Gallon Conversion Example

Task: Convert 2,500 liters to US gallons (show work)Formula:L ÷ 3.785411784 = US galCalculations:2,500 L ÷ 3.785411784 = 660.4301309 US galResult:2,500 L is equal to 660.4301309 US gal

Convert L to US gallons (7)Conversion Table

For quick reference purposes, below is a conversion table that you can use to convert from L to US gal.

Liters to US Gallons Conversion Chart

liters (L)US gallons (US gal)
1 L0.26417205 US gal
2 L0.5283441 US gal
3 L0.79251616 US gal
4 L1.05668821 US gal
5 L1.32086026 US gal
6 L1.58503231 US gal
7 L1.84920437 US gal
8 L2.11337642 US gal
9 L2.37754847 US gal
10 L2.64172052 US gal
20 L5.28344105 US gal
30 L7.92516157 US gal
40 L10.56688209 US gal
50 L13.20860262 US gal
75 L19.81290393 US gal
100 L26.41720524 US gal
250 L66.04301309 US gal
500 L132.08602618 US gal
750 L198.12903927 US gal
1,000 L264.17205236 US gal
2,500 L660.4301309 US gal
5,000 L1,320.86026179 US gal
7,500 L1,981.29039269 US gal
10,000 L2,641.72052358 US gal
25,000 L6,604.30130895 US gal
50,000 L13,208.60261791 US gal
75,000 L19,812.90392686 US gal
100,000 L26,417.20523581 US gal
250,000 L66,043.01308954 US gal

Convert L to US gallons (8)Related Units

The following tables provide a summary of the Volume units (both Fluid Volume units and Cubic Volume units) within their respective measurement systems.

Fluid Volume Units

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
US teaspoonsUS tspUS Customary Units6 US tsp = 1 US fl oz
US tablespoonsUS tbspUS Customary Units1 US tbsp = 3 US tsp
US fluid ouncesUS fl ozUS Customary Units1 US fl oz = 2 US tbsp
US cupsUS cupUS Customary Units1 US cup = 8 US fl oz
US pintsUS ptUS Customary Units1 US pint = 2 US cups
US quartsUS qtUS Customary Units1 US quart = 2 US pints
US gallonsUS galUS Customary Units1 US gallon = 128 US fl oz
Imperial teaspoonsImperial tspImperial System4.8 Imp tsp = 1 Imp fl oz
Imperial tablespoonsImperial tbspImperial System1 Imp tbsp = 3 Imp tsp
Imperial fluid ouncesImperial fl ozImperial System1 Imp fl oz = 1.6 Imp tbsp
Imperial pintsImperial ptImperial System1 Imp pint = 20 Imp fl oz
Imperial quartsImperial qtImperial System1 Imp quart = 2 Imp pints
Imperial gallonsImperial galImperial System1 Imp gallon = 160 Imp fl oz
nanolitersnLMetric System1 L = 1,000,000,000 nL
microlitersμLMetric System1 L = 1,000,000 μL
millilitersmLMetric System1 L = 1,000 mL
centiliterscLMetric System1 L = 100 cL
decilitersdLMetric System1 L = 10 dL
litersLMetric Systembase unit
decalitersdaLMetric System10 L = 1 daL
hectolitershLMetric System100 L = 1 hL
kiloliterskLMetric System1,000 L = 1 kL
megalitersMLMetric System1,000,000 L = 1 ML

Note: There is a difference between US Customary Units and the Imperial System for volume conversions. The US gallon contains 128 US fluid ounces, whereas the Imperial gallon contains 160 Imperial fluid ounces.

Cubic Volume Units

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
cubic inchesin3US Customary Units/Imperial System46,656 in3 = 1 yd3
cubic feetft3US Customary Units/Imperial System1 ft3 = 1,728 in3
cubic yardsyd3US Customary Units/Imperial System1 yd3 = 27 ft3
cubic milesmi3US Customary Units/Imperial System1 mi3 = 5,451,776,000 yd3
cubic millimetersmm3Metric System1 m3 = 1,000,000,000 mm3
cubic centimeterscm3Metric System1 m3 = 1,000,000 cm3
cubic decimetersdm3Metric System1 m3 = 1,000 dm3
cubic metersm3Metric Systembase unit
cubic decameterdam3Metric System1 dam3 = 1,000 m3
cubic kilometerkm3Metric System1 km3 = 1,000,000,000 m3

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