# Gallons to Cubic Feet Converter

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US and UK gallonsGallons and cubic feetHow do I convert gallons to cubic feet?Other useful convertersFAQsWith the gallons to cubic feet converter, you can quickly **convert cubic feet to gallons**. You can easily switch between both volume units with just a simple multiplication or division.

This short text will cover how to convert gallons to cubic feet and give some practical examples. Let's dive right in!

## US and UK gallons

**Gallon (gal)** is a volume unit, and it can be either a **US gallon** or **UK gallon**. A US gallon is exactly `231 cubic inches`

or `3.785 L`

, while a UK gallon is `4.546 L`

. As you can see, UK gallons have a slightly larger capacity than their US counterpart.

Let's take a look at how they compare to **cubic feet**.

## Gallons and cubic feet

A **cubic foot** (**cu ft** or **ft³**) is another volume unit used in the US and Imperial unit systems. It's defined as the *amount of space a 1 foot sided square box occupies*. To convert between gallons and cubic feet we would first need to express a single gallon in terms of cubic feet:

That means we would need to **multiply** this number (`0.133681`

or `160544`

) by the number of gallons to switch between both units.

## How do I convert gallons to cubic feet?

To convert gallons to cubic feet:

- Write down the volume in gallons (US or UK).
- Multiply this number by
`0.133681`

if it's a US gallon. - Otherwise, multiply the volume in gallons by
`0.160544`

if it's a UK gallon.

## Other useful converters

Here's a list of some other helpful volume converters:

### How many cubic feet are in 5 gallons?

**There are 0.668403 ft³ in 5 US gallons and 0.802718 ft³ in 5 UK gallons**. To obtain this result, we multiply the number of gallons by `0.133681`

or `0.160544`

if it's a US or UK gallon, respectively.

### What do you call half a gallon?

**2 quarts**. A quart is equal to one-fourth of a gallon. Therefore, half a gallon is the same as 2 quarts.