## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers to miles is 0.62137119223733, which means that 1 kilometer is equal to 0.62137119223733 miles:

1 km = 0.62137119223733 mi

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

1 km → 0.62137119223733 mi

1 km → L(mi)

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

L(mi) = 1 km × 0.62137119223733 mi

L(mi) = 0.62137119223733 mi

The final result is:

1 km → 0.62137119223733 mi

We conclude that 1 kilometers is equivalent to 0.62137119223733 miles:

1 kilometers = 0.62137119223733 miles

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 mile is equal to 1.609344 × 1 kilometers.

Another way is saying that 1 kilometers is equal to 1 ÷ 1.609344 miles.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one kilometers is approximately zero point six two one miles:

1 km ≅ 0.621 mi

An alternative is also that one mile is approximately one point six zero nine times one kilometers.

## Conversion table

### kilometers to miles chart

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

kilometers (km) miles (mi)
2 kilometers 1.243 miles
3 kilometers 1.864 miles
4 kilometers 2.485 miles
5 kilometers 3.107 miles
6 kilometers 3.728 miles
7 kilometers 4.35 miles
8 kilometers 4.971 miles
9 kilometers 5.592 miles
10 kilometers 6.214 miles
11 kilometers 6.835 miles