Convert Miles to Kilometers and Walking Time

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The United States is one of the only countries in the world that still uses miles instead of kilometers. If you're an American, you probably have a good sense of how long it takes you to walk a mile (about 20 minutes at an easy pace). But most walking routes and runs are described in kilometers. How many miles should you walk or jog to simulate a 5K route? How long is a 10K route? How long will it take you to walk different distances at a fast pace, moderate pace or easy pace?

Miles to Meters Conversion Tools

You can look it up on the charts below, which range from a quarter mile to the marathon distance of 26.2. You can also use these tools:​​

If you want to do the math, here are the equations:

  • 1 mile is 1.6 kilometers. Miles x 1.6 = kilometers.
  • 1 kilometer equals 0.62 miles. Kilometers x 0.62 = miles.

Miles to Kilometers and Walking Time Calculator Charts

  • Fast pace: 11 minutes per mile or 7 minutes per kilometer. This is the speed of a fast walk or an easy run.
  • Moderate pace: 15 minutes per mile or 9.4 minutes per kilometer. This is a healthy brisk walking pace.
  • Easy pace: 20 minutes per mile or 12.5 minutes per kilometer.
  • How to Measure Your Walking Speed: use these apps and gadgets to see how fast you are moving.

Miles

Kilometers

Fast Walk

Moderate Walk

Easy Walk

0.25 mi.

0.4 km

3 min.

4 min.

5 min.

0.5

0.8

6

8

10

1.0 mi.

1.6 km

11 min.

15 min.

20 min.

1.1

1.8

12

17

22

1.2

1.9

13

18

24

1.3

2.1

14

20

26

1.4

2.3

15

21

28

1.5 mi.

2.4 km

17 min.

23 min.

30 min.

1.6

2.6

18

24

32

1.7

2.7

19

26

34

1.8

2.9

20

27

36

1.9

3.1

21

29

38

2.0 mi.

3.2 km

22 min.

30 min.

40 min.

2.1

3.4

23

32

42

2.2

3.5

24

33

44

2.3

3.7

25

35

46

2.4

3.9

26

36

48

2.5 mi.

4.0 km

28 min.

38 min.

50 min.

2.6

4.2

29

39

52

2.7

4.3

30

41

54

2.8

4.5

31

42

56

2.9

4.7

32

44

58

3.0 mi.

4.8 km

33 min.

45 min.

60 min.

3.1 mi.

5.0 km

34 min.

47 min.

62 min.

The 3.1-mile distance equals the 5K distance of many walks you may participate in for charity or for fun. As you see, you can walk it in an hour or less.
How to Train to Walk a 5K: Here's how to get ready for those fun walks.

Miles

Kilometers

Fast Walk

Moderate Walk

Easy Walk

3.2 mi.

5.1 km

35 min.

48 min.

64 min.

3.3

5.3

36

50

66

3.4

5.5

37

51

68

3.5 mi.

5.6 km

39 min.

53 min.

1:10 hr.

3.6

5.8

40

54

72

3.7

6.0

41

56

74

3.8

6.1

42

57

76

3.9

6.3

43

59

78

4.0 mi.

6.4 km

44 min.

60 min.

1:20 hr.

4.1

6.6

45

62

82

4.2

6.8

46

63

84

4.3

6.9

47

65

86

4.4

7.1

48

66

88

4.5 mi.

7.2 km

50 min.

68 min.

1:30 hr.

4.6

7.4

51

69

92

4.7

7.6

52

71

94

4.8

7.7

53

72

96

4.9

7.9

54

73

98

5.0 mi.

8.0 km

55 min.

1:15 hr.

1:40 hr.

5.1

8.2

56

76

102

5.2

8.4

57

78

104

5.3

8.5

58

79

106

5.4

8.7

59

81

108

5.5 mi.

8.9 km

60 min.

1:22 hr.

1:50 hr.

5.6

9.0

62

84

112

5.7

9.2

63

85

114

5.8

9.3

64

87

116

5.9

9.5

65

88

118

6.0 mi.

9.7 km

66 min.

1:30 hr.

2:00 hr.

6.2 mi.

10.0 km

68 min.

1:32 hr.

2:04 hr.

The 6.2-mile distance is a good one to know as many walker-friendly running events are 10 kilometers, which is 6.2 miles. This is also the distance for Volkssport walks. It takes about 2 hours or less.​

How to Train to Walk a 10K: Use this plan to build up your stamina so you can complete this distance and enjoy the sights along the way.

Miles

Kilometers

Fast Walk

Moderate Walk

Easy Walk

6.5 mi.

10.5 km

71 min.

97 min.

2:10 hr.

7.0

11.3

77

105

140 min.

7.5

12.1

82

113

150

8.0

12.9

88

120

160

8.5

13.7

93

128

170

9.0

14.5

99

135

180

9.5

15.3

105

143

190

10.0 mi.

16.1 km

1:50 hr.

2:30 hr.

3:20 hr.

10.5

16.9

116

158

210 min.

11.0

17.7

121

165

220

11.5

18.5

127

173

230

12.0

19.3

132

180

240

12.5

20.1

138

188

250

13.0

20.9

143

195

260

13.1 mi.

21.1 km

2:24 hr.

3:17 hr.

4:22 hr.

The half marathon distance of 13.1 miles is just over 21 kilometers. You will want to choose a walker-friendly one or you'll arrive at the finish line hours after the runners have eaten all of the finish line goodies and gone home.​

How to Train to Walk a Half Marathon: see the steps you need to take to build your walking time and pace steadily so you are ready for the 13.1-mile challenge.

The rest of the chart takes us up to the marathon distance of 26.2 miles or 42.2 kilometers. It's going to take another few hours, even without rest stops.

Miles

Kilometers

Fast Walk

Moderate Walk

Easy Walk

13.5 mi.

21.7 km

2:29 hr.

3:23 hr.

4:30 hr.

14.0

22.5

154 min.

210 min.

280 min.

14.5

23.3

160

218

290

15.0 mi.

24.1 km

2:45 hr.

3:45 hr.

5:00 hr.

15.5

24.9

171

233

310

16.0

25.7

176

240

320

16.5

26.6

182

248

330

17.0

27.4

187

255

340

17.5

28.2

193

263

350

18.0

29.0

198

270

360

18.5

29.8

204

278

370

19.0

30.6

209

285

380

19.5

31.4

215

293

390

20.0 mi.

32.2 km

3:45 hr.

5:00 hr.

6:40 hr.

20.5

33.0

226

308

410

21.0

33.8

231

315

420

21.5

34.6

237

323

430

22.0

35.4

242

330

440

22.5

36.2

248

338

450

23.0

37.0

253

345

460

23.5

37.8

259

353

470

24.0

38.6

264

360

480

24.5

39.4

270

368

490

25.0 mi.

40.2 km

4:35 hr.

6:15 hr.

8:20 hr.

25.5

41.0

281

383

510

26.0

41.8

286

390

520

26.2 mi.

42.2 km

4:48 hr.

6:33 hr.

8:44 hr.

That's how far it is and how long it may take you. Are you ready to start training?

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