Cups and mL Converter
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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
|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.
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.