# ››Convert kilometre/hour to metre/second

 km/h m/s

How many km/h in 1 m/s? The answer is 3.6.
We assume you are converting between kilometre/hour and metre/second.
You can view more details on each measurement unit:
km/h or m/s
The SI derived unit for speed is the meter/second.
1 km/h is equal to 0.277777777778 meter/second.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between kilometers/hour and meters/second.
Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

# ››Want other units?

You can do the reverse unit conversion from m/s to km/h, or enter any two units below:

# Enter two units to convert

 From: To:

I'm feeling lucky, show me some random units.

# ››Definition: Kilometer/hour

The kilometre per hour (American English: kilometer per hour) is a unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector).

The km/h is the worldwide most commonly used speed unit on road signs and car speedometers.

# ››Definition: Meter/second

Metre per second (U.S. spelling: meter per second) is an SI derived unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector quantity which specifies both magnitude and a specific direction), defined by distance in metres divided by time in seconds.

One metre per second is roughly the speed of an average person walking.

# ››Metric conversions and more

ConvertUnits.com provides an online conversion calculator for all types of measurement units. You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well as English units, currency, and other data. Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. Examples include mm, inch, 100 kg, US fluid ounce, 6'3", 10 stone 4, cubic cm, metres squared, grams, moles, feet per second, and many more!