Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (2024)

Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (1)

Online calculator to convert kilometers per hour to meters per second (km/h to m/s) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Speed or Velocity units.

Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (2)Conversion Calculator

Enter your value in the conversion calculator below.

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How to convert km/h to m/s: Enter a value in the km/h field and click on the "Calculate m/s" button. Your answer will appear in the m/s field.

Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (4)Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between kilometers per hour and meters per second.

What is kilometers per hour (km/h)?

Kilometers per hour is a unit of Speed or Velocity in the Metric System. It measures the number of kilometers traveled in an hour. The symbol for kilometers per hour is km/h and the International spelling for this unit is kilometres per hour. There are 3.6 km/h in m/s.

What is meters per second (m/s)?

Meters per second is a unit of Speed or Velocity in the Metric System. It measures the number of meters traveled in a second. The symbol for meters per second is m/s and the International spelling for this unit is metres per second. There are 0.2777777778 m/s in km/h.

Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (5)Conversion Formula

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formula so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from km/h to m/s is:

m/s = km/h ÷ 3.6

Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (6)Conversion Example

Next, let's look at an example showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting from kilometers per hour to meters per second (km/h to m/s).

Kilometers per hour to Meters per second Conversion Example

Task: Convert 75 kilometers per hour to meters per second (show work)Formula:km/h ÷ 3.6 = m/sCalculations:75 km/h ÷ 3.6 = 20.8333333333 m/sResult:75 km/h is equal to 20.8333333333 m/s

Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (7)Conversion Table

For quick reference purposes, below is a conversion table that you can use to convert from km/h to m/s.

Kilometers per hour to Meters per second Conversion Chart

kilometers per hour (km/h)meters per second (m/s)
1 km/h0.2777777778 m/s
2 km/h0.5555555556 m/s
3 km/h0.8333333333 m/s
4 km/h1.1111111111 m/s
5 km/h1.3888888889 m/s
6 km/h1.6666666667 m/s
7 km/h1.9444444444 m/s
8 km/h2.2222222222 m/s
9 km/h2.5 m/s
10 km/h2.7777777778 m/s
20 km/h5.5555555556 m/s
30 km/h8.3333333333 m/s
40 km/h11.1111111111 m/s
50 km/h13.8888888889 m/s
75 km/h20.8333333333 m/s
100 km/h27.7777777778 m/s
250 km/h69.4444444444 m/s
500 km/h138.8888888889 m/s
750 km/h208.3333333333 m/s
1,000 km/h277.7777777778 m/s
2,500 km/h694.4444444444 m/s
5,000 km/h1,388.8888888889 m/s
7,500 km/h2,083.3333333333 m/s
10,000 km/h2,777.7777777778 m/s
25,000 km/h6,944.4444444444 m/s
50,000 km/h13,888.8888888889 m/s
75,000 km/h20,833.3333333333 m/s
100,000 km/h27,777.7777777778 m/s
250,000 km/h69,444.4444444444 m/s

Convert km/h to m/s - Speed (8)Related Units

The following tables provide a summary of the Speed or Velocity units (Per Hour, Per Minute, Per Second and Per Millisecond) within their respective measurement systems.

Per Hour

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
inches per hourin/hUS Customary Units/Imperial System36 in/h = 1 yd/h
feet per hourft/hUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 ft/h = 12 in/h
yards per houryd/hUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 yd/h = 3 ft/h
miles per hourmphUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 mph = 5280 ft/h
millimeters per hourmm/hMetric System1 m/h = 1000 mm/h
centimeters per hourcm/hMetric System1 m/h = 100 cm/h
decimeters per hourdm/hMetric System1 m/h = 10 dm/h
meters per hourm/hMetric Systembase unit
kilometers per hourkm/hMetric System1 km/h = 1000 m/h
knotknNon-SI (International)1 knot = 1.15078 mph

Per Minute

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
inches per minutein/mUS Customary Units/Imperial System36 in/m = 1 yd/m
feet per minuteft/mUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 ft/m = 12 in/m
yards per minuteyd/mUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 yd/m = 3 ft/m
miles per minutemi/mUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 mi/m = 5280 ft/m
millimeters per minutemm/mMetric System1 m/m = 1000 mm/m
centimeters per minutecm/mMetric System1 m/m = 100 cm/m
decimeters per minutedm/mMetric System1 m/m = 10 dm/m
meters per minutem/mMetric Systembase unit
kilometers per minutekm/mMetric System1 km/m = 1000 m/m

Per Second

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
inches per secondin/sUS Customary Units/Imperial System36 in/s = 1 yd/s
feet per secondft/sUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 ft/s = 12 in/s
yards per secondyd/sUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 yd/s = 3 ft/s
miles per secondmi/sUS Customary Units/Imperial System1 mi/s = 5280 ft/s
millimeters per secondmm/sMetric System1 m/s = 1000 mm/s
centimeters per secondcm/sMetric System1 m/s = 100 cm/s
decimeters per seconddm/sMetric System1 m/s = 10 dm/s
meters per secondm/sMetric Systembase unit
kilometers per secondkm/sMetric System1 km/s = 1000 m/s

Per Millisecond

UnitSymbolMeasurement SystemDescription
millimeters per millisecondmm/msMetric System1 m/ms = 1000 mm/ms
centimeters per millisecondcm/msMetric System1 m/ms = 100 cm/ms
decimeters per milliseconddm/msMetric System1 m/ms = 10 dm/ms
meters per millisecondm/msMetric Systembase unit
kilometers per millisecondkm/msMetric System1 km/ms = 1000 m/ms

Note: For Speed or Velocity conversions, US Customary Units and the Imperial System are equivalent.

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