How to Convert Miles to Yards

To convert a mile measurement to a yard measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio.

Since one mile is equal to 1,760 yards, you can use this simple formula to convert:




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How Many Yards are in a Mile?

There are 1,760 yards in a mile, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 mi = 1,760 yd

Miles and yards are both units used to measure length. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.


Miles

The mile is a linear measurement of length equal to exactly 1,609.344 meters. One mile is also equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards.

The mile is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Miles can be abbreviated as mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as m. For example, 1 mile can be written as 1 mi or 1 m.

Yards

The yard is a unit of length measurement equal to 3 feet or 36 inches. The international yard is legally defined to be equal to exactly 0.9144 meters.<1>

The yard is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Yards can be abbreviated as yd; for example, 1 yard can be written as 1 yd.


We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs.

Need a ruler? Try our free downloadable and printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.

Mile to Yard Conversion Table

Mile measurements converted to yards Miles Yards
0.001 mi 1.76 yd
0.002 mi 3.52 yd
0.003 mi 5.28 yd
0.004 mi 7.04 yd
0.005 mi 8.8 yd
0.006 mi 10.56 yd
0.007 mi 12.32 yd
0.008 mi 14.08 yd
0.009 mi 15.84 yd
0.01 mi 17.6 yd
0.02 mi 35.2 yd
0.03 mi 52.8 yd
0.04 mi 70.4 yd
0.05 mi 88 yd
0.06 mi 105.6 yd
0.07 mi 123.2 yd
0.08 mi 140.8 yd
0.09 mi 158.4 yd
0.1 mi 176 yd
0.2 mi 352 yd
0.3 mi 528 yd
0.4 mi 704 yd
0.5 mi 880 yd
0.6 mi 1,056 yd
0.7 mi 1,232 yd
0.8 mi 1,408 yd
0.9 mi 1,584 yd
1 mi 1,760 yd



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References

National Bureau of Standards, Refinement of Values for the Yard and the Pound, https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PUBS_LIB/FedRegister/FRdoc59-5442.pdf