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Cups and mL Converter

Convert between cups and mL for US cups, metric cups and imperial cups, using this tool and chart.

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How many mL in a cup?

A US cup measures 236.6 milliliters (mL). If you're in Canada or another Commonwealth country, your cup will likely be the metric cup, which measures 250mL. If you're referencing a pre-1970s UK recipe, the cup measurement referenced may be an imperial cup size of 284mL.

Cups and mL conversion chart

Cups (US) mL
1/4 cup 59 mL
1/3 cup 79 mL
1/2 cup 118 mL
2/3 cup 158 mL
3/4 cup 177 mL
1 cup 237 mL
1 1/2 cups 355 mL
2 cups 473 mL
Figures are rounded. US cup.

How to convert cups to mL

There are 236.6mL in a US cup. To convert cups to mL, multiply your cups figure by 236.6.

mL = cups × 236.6

If you need to convert baking ingredients to weight, use our mL and grams converter tool.

mL and cups conversion chart

Milliliters Cups Cups (fraction approx)
100 mL 0.42 cups 2/5 cup
150 mL 0.64 cups 2/3 cup
200 mL 0.85 Cups 4/5 cup
250 mL 1.06 cups 1 and 1/20 cup
300 mL 1.27 Cups 1 and 1/4 cups
350 mL 1.48 Cups 1 and 1/2 cups
400 mL 1.69 Cups 1 and 2/3 cups
450 mL 1.9 Cups 1 and 9/10 cups
500 mL 2.11 Cups 2 and 1/10 cups
550 mL 2.32 Cups 2 and 1/3 cups
600 mL 2.54 Cups 2 and 1/2 cups
650 mL 2.75 Cups 2 and 3/4 cups
700 mL 2.96 Cups 3 cups
750 mL 3.17 Cups 3 and 1/5 cups

How to convert mL to cups

A US cup measures 236.6mL. To convert milliliters to cups, divide your mL figure by 236.6.

Different cup sizes

You can learn more about the different cups sizes in my article about cup sizes around the world. There's also a great article from the UK Telegraph about how cup measures can cause unnecessary havoc in your kitchen.

Other Cooking Units

Should you wish to convert between cups and other units, converters are also available for cups and grams and cups and ounces.