# Pints to Cups Converter

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What are pints and cups?How to convert pints to cups?Other Omni's volume conversion toolsFAQsNo matter what pint-to-cup conversion task has brought you here, Omni's pints to cups converter is here at your service!

## What are pints and cups?

Pints and cups are two customary units of volume, most popular in the **US, UK, and Ireland**. They are widespread when we talk (or write) about **food and drinks**: to tell how much beer you drank last night or to explain how much water (or other liquid) or rice is needed in a recipe.

Before we explain **how to convert pints to cups**, let's mention that pints are often abbreviated as "pt" and cups as "c" or "C." That's why the pint-to-cup conversion is sometimes denoted briefly as "pt to c" conversion.

## How to convert pints to cups?

The relationship between cups and pints and other related units is the following:

As we can see, one pint is equal to two cups, so to convert pints to cups, we just need to **multiply by 2** the volume in pints to convert it to cups.

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### How many cups is 1 pint?

One pint is **two cups**. To convert pt to c, you need to take the volume in pints and multiply it by the factor of two.

### How do I convert half a pint to cups?

**1/2 pint is 1 cup.** This is because 1 pint is 2 cups, so converting 1/2 pint to cups requires the following calculation: `2 × 1/2 pt = 1 c`

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### How many cups are in a pint?

There are always **two cups in one pint**. In other words, one cup is half a pint.

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