Convert Metres to Feet




Do you find yourself needing to convert metres to feet or the other way around, but are unsure how to do it?

Look no further! Our free, easy-to-use conversion tool will do the job for you. Our guide also offers all the answers to your questions, explaining the conversion between these two units.

How do I convert metres to feet?

Converting from metres to feet isn’t something you do often, however when the time comes that you need to, it can be confusing.

1 metre is roughly equivalent to 3.2808 feet. Therefore, to convert from one to the other, you must multiply your length by 3.2808. This will give you the approximate measurement in feet.

Therefore, to convert metres to feet, you just need to multiply the area you want into metres by 3.2808.

For example, if you want to convert 100 metres into feet the equation would be as follows:

100 x 3.2808 = 328.08 feet:

How do I convert feet to metres?

Alternatively, you may want to convert feet to metres.

To do this, you simply have to divide your area in feet by 10.76 to get your area in metres.

For example, if you want to convert an area of 5,000 feet to metres, the equation would be as follows:

5000 / 10.76 = 464.68 metres

How do I use a metres-to-feet converter?

To use a metre-to-feet converter (or vice versa), simply choose which way you want to convert, enter the area you want to convert, and read the result.

Our tool converts between the two units of measurement for you.

Example of conversions between the metric and imperial systems

In the table below, you can find an example of metres-to-feet conversions:

Feet to metres
5ft = 1.524m
Metres to feet
5m= 16.4 ft
Examples of conversions between the metric and imperial systems

Which provinces in Canada use which systems?

Canadians use a large mix of different units of measurement, from both the metric and imperial systems. This is regardless of if you are in Quebec or an English-speaking province. It is hard to know which ones to use if you are not a native of your province.

Measurements of distance, lengths and areas are a good example to use here. The measurement system you use will depend on what you would like to measure:

  • Size of a person: imperial
  • Measurement in a building: imperial
  • Size of a building: imperial or metric
  • Distance and speed of cars: metric
  • Size of an apartment: imperial
  • Land area: imperial
  • Land lengths: imperial
  • Weight of a person: imperial
  • Food weight: imperial or metric
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Alexandre Desoutter

Alexandre Desoutter has been working as editor-in-chief and head of press relations at HelloSafe since June 2020. A graduate of Sciences Po Grenoble, he worked as a journalist for several years in French media, and continues to collaborate as a as a contributor to several publications.

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