## 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 5 kilometers into miles we have to multiply 5 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

5 km → L(mi)

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

L(mi) = 5 km × 0.62137119223733 mi

L(mi) = 3.1068559611867 mi

The final result is:

5 km → 3.1068559611867 mi

We conclude that 5 kilometers is equivalent to 3.1068559611867 miles:

5 kilometers = 3.1068559611867 miles

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 mile is equal to 0.3218688 × 5 kilometers.

Another way is saying that 5 kilometers is equal to 1 ÷ 0.3218688 miles.

## Approximate result

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

5 km ≅ 3.107 mi

An alternative is also that one mile is approximately zero point three two two times five 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)
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
12 kilometers 7.456 miles
13 kilometers 8.078 miles
14 kilometers 8.699 miles
15 kilometers 9.321 miles