Yards (yd) to Feet (ft) Converter

This length unit converter dynamically calculates a value you enter in yards (yd) and converts it to feet (ft) and also to feet & inches (ft & in).

How many yards (yd) are in 1 foot (ft)?

There are 0.3333 yards in 1 foot. This means that one foot is equal to one-third of a yard. This conversion is based on the standard definition of the yard in the imperial and U.S. customary systems, where 1 yard is exactly equal to 3 feet.

What is the formula for how to convert yards (yd) to feet (ft)?

To convert yards to feet, you can use the following formula:

feet (ft) = yards (yd) * 3

For example, if you have a length of 2 yards and you want to convert it to feet, you would use the formula as follows:

feet (ft) = 2 yards (yd) ร— 3 = 6 feet (ft)

So, 2 yards are equal to 6 feet.

Yards (yd) to feet (ft) conversion chart

Here is a conversion chart that shows common values of yards and their equivalent measurements in feet:

yards (yd)feet (ft)
13
26
39
412
515
618
721
824
927
1030
2060
3090
40120
50150
60180
70210
80240
90270
100300

Conversion of 1 yard (yd) to other units of length

Converting 1 yard to other common measurement units of length gives us the following results:

  • 1 yard (yd) = 914,400,000 nanometers (nm)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 914,400 microns (ยตm)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 914.4 millimeters (mm)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 91.44 centimeters (cm)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 9.144 decimeters (dm)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 0.9144 meters (m)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 0.0009144 kilometers (km)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 36 inches (in)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 3 feet (ft)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 0.00056818182 miles (mi)
  • 1 yard (yd) = 0.00049373650 nautical miles (nmi)

What is a yard (yd)?

A yard is a unit of length in the imperial and U.S. customary systems of measurement, equal to 3 feet, or 36 inches. A yard is also defined as exactly 0.9144 meters. The imperial system is commonly used in the United States and some other countries.

The yard was originally defined as the distance from the tip of the kingโ€™s nose to the tip of his outstretched middle finger. It was later standardized to be equal to 3 feet.

To provide a sense of scale, a standard football field is 100 yards long, and a typical car is about 5 yards long.

What is a foot (ft)?

A foot is a unit of length in the imperial and U.S. customary systems of measurement, equal to one-third of a yard, or 12 inches. A foot is also defined as exactly 0.3048 meters. It is commonly used in the United States and some other countries for expressing lengths and distances.

The foot was first defined in the 13th century as the length of a manโ€™s foot. It has been used in England since the 14th century and in the United States since the 18th century.

To provide a sense of scale, the average length of a compact sedan is 14 feet, and the typical height of a doorway is typically around 6.5 feet.