How long is 1 feet in meters?

Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet to meters is 0.3048, which means that 1 foot is equal to 0.3048 meters:

1 ft = 0.3048 m

To convert 1 feet into meters we have to multiply 1 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from feet to meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft → 0.3048 m

1 ft → L(m)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in meters:

L(m) = 1 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 0.3048 m

The final result is:

1 ft → 0.3048 m

We conclude that 1 feet is equivalent to 0.3048 meters:

1 feet = 0.3048 meters

1 feet is equal to 0.305 meters

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 3.2808398950131 × 1 feet.

Another way is saying that 1 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 3.2808398950131 meters.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one feet is approximately zero point three zero five meters:

1 ft ≅ 0.305 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately three point two eight one times one feet.

Conversion table

feet to meters chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet to meters

feet (ft) meters (m)
2 feet 0.61 meters
3 feet 0.914 meters
4 feet 1.219 meters
5 feet 1.524 meters
6 feet 1.829 meters
7 feet 2.134 meters
8 feet 2.438 meters
9 feet 2.743 meters
10 feet 3.048 meters
11 feet 3.353 meters