how many yards in a mile

In this article, we’ll learn the conversion and the calculation from miles to yards by using different methods (using online converter and using formula).

Miles and yards both are the units of measurements. We use these while calculating and measuring the area of a given place. The conversion factor for converting miles to yards is ‘1 mile = 1760 yards‘.

What is a Mile?

A mile is a unit of length, which is equal to 5280 feet or exactly 1.609344 kilometers. We use this to measure the distance between places in the U.S. and U.K. It is also abbreviated as ‘mi‘, and some people also write it as ‘m‘. For example, we can write 10 miles as 10mi or 10m.

What is a Yard?

1 yard is equal to 0.00056818181 miles. We can also be said that a yard is a unit of length, which is equal to 3 feet or 36 inches. The international yard is legally defined to be approximately 0.9144 meters.

How to convert mile to yards?

To convert from miles to yards we’ll discuss two methods here, as given below :


Using converter

The miles to yards converter is used to convert the distance in miles (mi) to distance in yards (yd). It uses a simple formula to give the conversion results.

  • The first step when using the calculator is to enter the value in miles in the blank text field as you’ll see.
  • Then press the ‘Convert’ button to initiate the conversion from miles to yards. This displays you the conversion result in yards, showed below the control buttons. With the help of the ‘Reset’ button, you can erase all previous data from the converter.

Using Formula

1 unit of a mile is equal to 1760 yards. For converting the yard into a mile, you need to first divide the length by the conversion ratio. As, 1 mile is equal to 1760 yards. hence to convert miles to yards, you can directly multiply the mile value by 1760.

Miles = yards /1760‘ (Or) ‘Yard = mile*1760

As, 1 mile = 1760, then 2 miles would be 2*1760= 3520 and so on.

If we’re taking an another example – ‘how to convert 5 miles to yards? (using the formula above)

5 mi = (5 × 1,760) = 8,800 yd. So as you can see, we can easily calculate the values from mile to yards.