Use this liter to gallons converter for easy conversions. Place your liter value in the blank space, and the calculator will automatically show the equivalent in gallons. Or make the calculations yourself with the liters-to-gallons formula.

**What is a Liter?**

A liter is a unit of measure used in the metric system to measure liquids. One liter is the same as one kilogram in liquid form and is roughly equal to 1.75 pints or 1,000 cubic centimeters. One liter is roughly equivalent to 33.8 ounces.

**What is a Gallon?**

A gallon is a unit of measurement equal to eight pints of liquid. The unit ‘gallon’ belongs to the United States Customary System as well as the British Imperial System. A gallon is not from the metric system.

The Imperial gallon is much larger than the US Customary gallon, containing 9.6 pints or 5.54 liters of volume. The Customary gallon is a standard form of measurement in the United States and Canada, while parts of the UK and Ireland use the Imperial gallon for measuring liquids.

**How Many Liters in a Gallon?**

### Liters(l) to Gallons Conversion

Type a value in the Liters(l) field to convert the value to Gallons:

Gallons: –

There are approximately 3.79 liters in a gallon. Multiply the number of gallons you need by 3.79 to determine the equivalent amount of liters. If you’re going from liters to gallons, the simplest way to convert is to divide by 3.79.

To convert gallons to liters, you need to multiply by 3.79

Liters = gallons X 3.79.

To convert liters to gallons, divide by 3.79.

**Conversion Table Between Liters and Gallons**

Liters (L) | Gallons (gal) |
---|---|

1.5 | 0.40 |

1.75 | 0.46 |

1.8 | 0.48 |

2 | 0.53 |

2.2 | 0.58 |

2.5 | 0.66 |

3 | 0.79 |

3 | 0.79 |

3.7 | 0.98 |

3.8 | 1.00 |

4 | 1.06 |

5 | 1.32 |

6 | 1.59 |

8 | 2.11 |

12 | 3.17 |

13 | 3.43 |

14 | 3.70 |

15 | 3.96 |

15 | 3.96 |

16 | 4.23 |

16 | 4.23 |

19 | 5.02 |

20 | 5.28 |

22 | 5.81 |

23 | 6.08 |

25 | 6.60 |

25 | 6.60 |

25 | 6.60 |

30 | 7.93 |

40 | 10.57 |

45 | 11.89 |

47 | 12.42 |

50 | 13.21 |

50 | 13.21 |

60 | 15.85 |

80 | 21.13 |

200 | 52.83 |

230 | 60.76 |

330 | 87.20 |

400 | 105.67 |

500 | 132.09 |

10000 | 2641.72 |

20000 | 5283.44 |

Some basic equations exist for making these conversions:

- 1 gallon equals 3.78 liters.
- 1 liter equals 0.26 gallons.
- 0.5 gallons is equal to 1.9 liters.

## Frequently Asked Questions

### Is a wet gallon the same thing as a dry gallon?

While the gallon is typically used to measure liquids, it can also be used to measure solids. When used to measure solids, it is called the dry gallon and it contains 4.41 liters which is different from the US wet gallon which holes 3.78 liters.

### Is 1 gallon 4 liters?

1 gallon is only 3.78 liters in the United States. In the UK one gallon is more than 4 liters.

### Is 500mL a half gallon?

One gallon is 3785.41 milliliters. 500mL is only about one-eighth of a gallon.

### How to measure liters and gallons?

The best way to measure liters or gallons is using a measuring cup with labeled lines showing liters or gallons. Since a gallon is such a large unit of measure, it is usually only found on pitchers and other larger serving containers.